Speaker Nancy Pelosi

U.S. House of Representatives

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June 7, 2018 Blog
53 years ago today, the Supreme Court decided Griswold v. Connecticut – legalizing birth control and recognizing women’s right to privacy in family planning decisions. However, over a half-century later, the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress are championing policies to restrict women’s access to contraception both in the U.S. and around the world.
June 6, 2018 Blog
Republicans have spent the entire Congress trying to undermine Americans’ health care. And after ignoring repeated warnings from non-partisan experts, the Trump Administration and GOP in Congress continue their sabotage of the Affordable Care Act – needlessly increasing the cost of health care across the nation.  From the Washington Post Editorial Board:
June 5, 2018 Blog
On what was actually his 501st day in office, President Trump celebrated with a self-congratulatory tweet touting the ‘Best Economy & Jobs EVER.’
May 25, 2018 Blog
In one promise after another, President Trump – aka the self-proclaimed ‘king of debt’ – told the American people that his Administration would ‘get rid of’ trillions of dollars of debt.
May 25, 2018 Blog
ATTENTION: A new Gallup poll reveals the American people give the Trump Administration the lowest-ever ethics rating given to a White House.
May 24, 2018 Blog
Tonight, Leader Pelosi joined Chris Cuomo for CNN’s Live Pelosi Town Hall.  The Leader spoke about the Democrats’ bold economic agenda for the future A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future which aims to increase wages, while lowering costs for hard-working families.  She highlighted the energy throughout the country mobilizing in support of this alternative to the GOP’s raw deal. 
May 23, 2018 Blog
However, in the first year of the Trump Administration, 16 of the 20 most-used prescription drugs in the U.S. actually soared in price by mostly double digits, generating a jaw-dropping $81.8 billion for big pharma and forcing sick Americans to pay more for their prescription drugs.
May 22, 2018 Blog
The Trump Administration is perpetuating an unprecedented culture of corruption, cronyism and abuse of taxpayer money .  Nowhere is that more visible – or more damaging – than in the Trump Toxic Team’s sell-out of our environment to their polluter donors.
May 17, 2018 Blog
Tomorrow, House Republicans are bringing a cruel Farm Bill to the floor that abandons America’s farmers and ranchers who are struggling with plummeting prices and the damage of the Trump Tariffs and economic uncertainty.
May 15, 2018 Blog
President Trump likes to downplay Russia’s attack on our democracy and continues to undermine the legitimacy of the Special Counsel’s investigation into the Trump-Russia scandal – calling it a “witch hunt” and “based on an illegal act.”  The President is making things up again.  Unlike the GOP’s three-year Benghazi investigation, which found no wrongdoing whatsoever, the Special Counsel’s investigation has resulted in 22 indictments and five guilty pleas. 

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