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Pelosi Remarks at Photo Opportunity with President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia

March 13, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia for a photo opportunity at the top of a meeting in the Capitol. Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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Pelosi Remarks at Photo Opportunity with King Abdullah II of Jordan

March 13, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined King Abdullah II of Jordan for a photo opportunity at the top of a bipartisan leadership meeting in the Capitol.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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Pelosi Remarks at Press Event Introducing H.R. 5, The Equality Act

March 13, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Democratic leaders of the House and Senate for a press event introducing H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in education, employment, housing, credit, federal jury service, public accommodations and the use of federal funds. Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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The Advocate: The Equality Act Is Just the Beginning

March 13, 2019

Today, the House Democratic majority took a momentous step toward securing the full blessing of equality for the LGBTQ community and our country.

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Pelosi Remarks at Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress Hearing

March 13, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered testimony at the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress hearing. Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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Pelosi Statement on Governor Newsom’s Decision to Halt Death Penalty in California

March 13, 2019

“Governor Newsom’s courageous decision to announce a moratorium on the death penalty in California is a momentous step for justice that honors the Constitution’s 8th Amendment protection against cruel and unusual punishment.

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Pelosi Statement on Senate Republican Legislation to Amend the National Emergencies Act

March 13, 2019

“Republican Senators are proposing new legislation to allow the President to violate the Constitution just this once in order to give themselves cover.

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Pelosi Statement on Revived Transgender Servicemembers Ban

March 13, 2019

“The President’s revival of his bigoted, disgusting ban on transgender servicemembers is a stunning attack on the patriots who keep us safe and on the most fundamental ideals of our nation.

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Pelosi Floor Speech Honoring Departing Chief of Staff Daniel Weiss

March 12, 2019

Speaker Pelosi.  I rise to pay tribute to a dedicated and deeply respected member of my staff, my departing Chief of Staff, Danny Weiss.  For nearly three decades, Danny has brought wise counsel and energetic leadership to the House of Representatives.  He's committed nearly his entire career to this institution, inspired by his great respect for its history and empowered by his vision for its future.  

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Pelosi Remarks at Press Event Introducing H.R. 6, The Dream and Promise Act

March 12, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard and House Democrats for a press event to introduce H.R. 6, The Dream and Promise Act, to protect Dreamers and TPS and DED recipients.  The bill allows Dreamers and individuals with TPS and DED status to contribute fully to the country they love and know to be their home by providing a pathway to citizenship.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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