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Dear Colleague on Democrats’ Historic Progress to Protect the Constitution, Protect the American People and Protect Our Democracy

March 11, 2019

Today, the President released his budget, which demands billions for an ineffective, wasteful wall, while proposing to slash the lifeline of Medicare and important investments in education. In stark contrast, over the past two weeks, Democrats in the House have confronted challenges central to the well-being of America: protecting the Constitution, protecting the American people and protecting our democratic institutions.

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Pelosi Statement on President Trump’s FY2020 Budget Request

March 11, 2019

“The cruel and shortsighted cuts in President Trump’s budget request are a roadmap to a sicker, weaker America.  House Democrats will reject this toxic, destructive budget request which would hollow out our national strength and fail to meet the needs of the American people.

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PELOSI, SCHUMER — Joint Statement on President Trump’s New Demand for Wall Funding

March 10, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released this joint statement on reports that President Trump will request $8.6 billion for his expensive and ineffective border wall:

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Pelosi Statement on the 60th Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day

March 8, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement in observance of the 60th anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day, which commemorates resistance to occupation by Chinese government forces in Tibet on March 10, 1959:

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Pelosi Statement Reiterating Call for Trump Administration to Hold Briefing on North Korea

March 8, 2019

“Nuclear nonproliferation is a pillar of America’s national security, and serious diplomatic efforts to achieve that goal on the Korean peninsula must be respected and supported.  Sadly, it has taken President Trump two summits to figure out that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is not committed to denuclearization.  Disturbingly, the IAEA this week reported indications of ongoing nuclear weapons production-related activities by North Korea at the Yongbyon complex.

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Pelosi Announces Departure of Chief of Staff Daniel Weiss, Names Terri McCullough as New Chief of Staff

March 8, 2019

“On behalf of my colleagues, I want to thank Danny Weiss for his leadership and for nearly 28 years of invaluable service to the House of Representatives,” Speaker Pelosi said.  “Danny’s efforts were vital to our Caucus’ strength and unity throughout his time as Chief of Staff, as Democrats developed our For The People agenda and won an historic midterm victory.  I am especially indebted to him for his masterful work orchestrating the transition to the Speaker’s office.”

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Congressman Andy Kim Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

March 8, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Andy Kim of New Jersey delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, the Congressman highlighted the passage of H.R.1, the For The People Act, a historic reform package to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington, and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people.  Video and audio of the Weekly Democratic Address can be downloaded here.

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Pelosi Statement on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019

“On International Women’s Day we celebrate the immeasurable contributions of women and girls around the world, whose vision, values and voices enrich our lives and empower our communities. Each year, we also recognize the countless women in every corner of the globe for whom the full promise of equality, freedom and justice remains unfulfilled.

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Pelosi Remarks at Press Event Ahead of Passage of H.R. 1, The For The People Act

March 8, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined House Democrats for a press event on the steps of the Capitol ahead of the passage of H.R. 1, the For The People Act, an historic reform package to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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Pelosi Statement on February Jobs Report

March 8, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Department of Labor issued its February jobs statement, which showed that the economy created just 20,000 jobs:

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