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Pelosi Announces New Appointments to Committees for the 116th Congress

January 15, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee has recommended to the Caucus that the following Members serve on the Armed Services Committee, Education and Labor Committee, and Ways and Means Committee for the 116th Congress.

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Pelosi Statement on President Trump’s Address to Farmers

January 14, 2019

“Instead of wasting farmers’ time with empty words, the President should restore certainty to their lives by signing the bipartisan legislation that House Democrats just passed to re-open the Department of Agriculture.

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Six Polls Show Americans Blame Trump, GOP for Shutdown

January 14, 2019

One month ago, in a White House meeting, President Trump said he would “proudly” own a government shutdown for his ineffective, wasteful border wall.

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Washington Post: Post/ABC Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Blame Trump & GOP for Shutdown, Reject Trump’s ‘Crisis’ & ‘National Emergency’ Threats

January 13, 2019

A new Washington Post / ABC poll finds that Americans overwhelmingly blame President Trump and Congressional Republicans for the shutdown, and reject the President’s claims of a ‘crisis’ at the border and his threats of declaring a national emergency to build his ineffective and expensive wall. Excerpts from Washington Post “Americans blame Trump and GOP […]

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Pelosi Remarks at Bill Signing for Legislation Guaranteeing Back Pay for Furloughed Federal Employees

January 12, 2019

Speaker Pelosi.  Good afternoon, everyone.  I'm very honored to be here to sign this legislation which is about fairness to our federal workers, our public employees.  It should not be necessary.  We shouldn't have a shutdown but since we do, we want to ensure that our public employees, some of them are working without pay, some of them are shut out from working, but all of them will be assured that they'll be paid not just for this shutdown but for all shutdowns, to remove all doubt.

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House Committee Chairs of the 116th Congress

January 11, 2019

Washington D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Committee Chairs of the 116th Congress gathered for a photo today in the United States Capitol.

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Congressman Scott Peters Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

January 11, 2019

“Hi, I’m Scott Peters and I represent San Diego, California in the United States Congress.

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Pelosi Remarks at Bipartisan Press Freedom Event Marking 100 Days Since Death of Jamal Khashoggi

January 11, 2019

Speaker Pelosi. Thank you very much Chairman Schiff, I was waiting to hear what you had to say here.

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Transcript of Pelosi Weekly Press Conference Today

January 10, 2019

Speaker Pelosi.  Good morning.  This week the House Democrats are continuing to pass Senate Republican language.  As I said in my Opening Day remarks, we want to accept good ideas wherever they come from, if they're a solution.  And so, in that spirit, we accepted the Senate Republican language for bills that had passed the Senate 92 to 6.  Strong bipartisan support.  We're putting those on the floor each day. 

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Pelosi Statement on House Democrats’ Vote to Ensure Families Get Their Tax Refunds

January 10, 2019

“While the President petulantly pledges to keep government shut down until he gets his way, House Democrats are taking swift action to restore certainty to people’s lives and remove all doubt that hard-working Americans will receive their tax refunds in full and on time, by passing legislation to re-open the IRS.

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