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Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Ahead of Vote to End Trump Shutdown, Re-open Government

January 4, 2019

Speaker Pelosi.  Mr. Clyburn is in the chair, and our appropriators are going to join us.  Good evening.  We're here with the distinguished House Democratic Leader, Mr. Hoyer, our distinguished Chair of the Appropriations Committee, Nita Lowey, and our Chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard.

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Pelosi Invites President Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address

January 4, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent the following letter today to President Trump inviting him to deliver a State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.

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Pelosi Names Congressman Adam Schiff as Chair of the House Select Committee on Intelligence

January 3, 2019

“Today, it is my privilege to name Congressman Adam Schiff as the Chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  His distinguished service on this committee, most recently as Ranking Member for the last four years, will be an essential and urgently needed asset as the Congress honors our oath to secure and defend the Constitution and protect the American people.

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Speaker Pelosi Announces New Resolution to Intervene in GOP’s Texas ACA Lawsuit to Protect Americans’ Health Care

January 3, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Today, Speaker Pelosi announced a standalone resolution affirming the House Counsel’s authorization to intervene in the GOP’s Texas v. United States lawsuit to defend the Affordable Care Act and protections for pre-existing conditions. The resolution, slated for floor debate and a House vote on January 9, is being introduced today by Freshman Class co-President Colin Allred of Texas.

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Pelosi Remarks Upon Accepting the Gavel as Speaker of the House

January 3, 2019

Thank you very much, Leader McCarthy. I look forward to working with you in a bipartisan way for the good of our country, respecting our constituents, every one of you, I respect you and the constituents who sent each and every one of us here and deserve for us to find our common ground, and we must try to do that: stand our ground when we can’t, but always extend a hand of friendship.

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Pelosi Remarks at Media Stakeout Following White House Meeting

January 3, 2019

Speaker-designate Pelosi. Good afternoon, everyone! Tomorrow, we will bring to the Floor legislation which will open up government. It will be based on actions taken by the Republican Senate.

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Congressman-elect Joe Neguse Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

December 28, 2018

“Good morning.

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Pelosi Names Douglas N. Letter New General Counsel of the House

December 28, 2018

Until February 2018, Letter served as the Director of the Civil Division Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice, retiring this year after 40 years of distinguished service at the agency.  He is now a Senior Litigator at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he is also a Visiting Professor of Law.  He is a recipient of many prestigious honors, including the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award.

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Pelosi Names Cheryl Johnson New Clerk of the House of Representatives

December 28, 2018

San Francisco – Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi today announced that she will appoint Cheryl Johnson as the new Clerk of the House of Representatives. Johnson, who currently serves as Director of Government Relations for the Smithsonian Institution, worked for nearly two decades in the House of Representatives.

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Pelosi Announces Appointment of Congresswoman Kathy Castor to Chair Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

December 28, 2018

“It is with great enthusiasm that I appoint Congresswoman Kathy Castor as the Chair of our new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.  She will bring great experience, energy and urgency to the existential threat of the climate crisis.  This committee will be critical to the entire Congress’s mission to respond to the urgency of this threat, while creating the good-paying, green jobs of the future.  

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