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Pelosi Statement on President’s Press Conference Today

October 17, 2007

"The President's criticisms today only highlight that his Administration opposes the priorities of the American people and the New Direction Congress. While the Democratic Congress works to pass children's health insurance, to protect Americans while preserving civil liberties, and to end the disastrous Iraq war, the President chose to launch another partisan attack."

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Pelosi: Congress Must Choose Between Meeting Needs of America’s Children or Not

October 16, 2007

"We are gathered here today because of children's health. It's not an issue, it's an ethic, it's a value that overwhelmingly the American people support."

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Pelosi: Administration Must Stop Abusing Classification Process About Iraq Policy

October 16, 2007

"Despite evidence of official corruption in Iraq that the State Department's Iraq coordinator has characterized as 'real, endemic and pernicious,' the Bush Administration continues to deny the American people the facts about how corruption finances the insurgency and threatens our troops."

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Pelosi Statement on Extending Internet Tax Moratorium

October 16, 2007

"I am pleased that the House passed legislation to extend the ban on taxes on Internet access."

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Pelosi: ‘Members Must Choose Between Partisan Obstruction and Health Insurance for Children’

October 15, 2007

Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on the Oct. 18 vote to override President Bush's veto of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) legislation.

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Pelosi Congratulates Al Gore for Winning Nobel Peace Prize for Leadership on Global Warming

October 12, 2007

"Al Gore sounded a clarion call that awakened the world to the very real threat of global warming. He has performed an invaluable service to humanity that is more than worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize."

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Pelosi Statement on Judiciary and Intelligence Committees Passing FISA Reform Bill

October 10, 2007

"The Intelligence and Judiciary Committees have approved a bill to restore constitutional checks and balances to the way electronic surveillance is used to gather intelligence. The RESTORE Act gives the government all the tools necessary to acquire under the law the intelligence that can keep our country safe."

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Pelosi: House Passes National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act

October 10, 2007

"The National Affordable Housing Trust Fund will help end the affordable housing crisis in America by producing or preserving 1.5 million units of low- and very low-income housing over the next 10 years."

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Pelosi: ‘The New Direction Congress is Bringing Much Needed Accountability to Iraq Contracting’

October 9, 2007

"Today's passage of the War Profiteering Prevention Act makes clear that defrauding the federal government and robbing American taxpayers will not be tolerated and will be severely punished during a time of war."

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Pelosi: House Takes Critical Step Toward Better Protecting Our Children

October 9, 2007

"Parents across America are justifiably concerned about the safety of toys and other products their children use every day. The legislation the New Direction Congress passed today mandating safer baby products and other consumer items, improving pool safety, and imposing stiff fines on irresponsible companies, are only the first steps toward better protecting our children."

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