Speaker Nancy Pelosi

U.S. House of Representatives

Press Releases

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Good morning, everyone. Last year, Members of Congress were invited by President Rivlin of Israel to join for the International Leaders’ Forum. Last week, I had the privilege of being with the distinguished bipartisan delegation to Auschwitz-Birkenau before proceeding to Israel to observe 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. That was the purpose of the observance in Israel: the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
January 28, 2020
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The Trump Administration’s callous and contemptuous decision to steal food off the table of nearly 700,000 Americans is both clearly unlawful and profoundly immoral. For decades, Congress has reaffirmed SNAP’s vital importance as a lifeline for millions of Americans as a pathway out of poverty, including most recently in 2018 when Congress explicitly rejected attempts by the Administration and Republicans to insert these unjustifiable policies into the Farm Bill. As the House brief states, ‘the Rule effects an end-run around the 2018 Farm Bill… This Court should not countenance a rule that is so contrary to established law and punishes low-income Americans, causing irreparable injury.’
January 27, 2020
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I rise to join my colleagues on this International Holocaust Remembrance Day in support of the Never Again Education Act: strong, bipartisan legislation to ensure that ‘Never Again’ are simply not words, but a solemn, sacred pledge to be fulfilled with action.
January 27, 2020
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The Supreme Court’s decision to grant the Administration more time to advance its cruel and unlawful attacks on immigrants is a serious and troubling departure from long-standing judicial norms. No injury has been shown by the Trump Administration that would merit a stay.
January 27, 2020
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Three years ago, in a stunning act of callousness and discrimination, President Trump and his Administration issued an outrageous travel ban, targeting majority-Muslim nations and undermining our values, our security and our Constitution.
January 27, 2020
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The Lunar New Year marks a season of renewal, reflection and joy, as millions of Asian American and Pacific Islanders join with communities around the world to welcome the Year of the Rat. At this festive time, we recognize the innumerable contributions of generations of AAPI men and women, and celebrate the vitality and strength that they have brought to our nation.
January 25, 2020
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Today, America has lost a champion of the people and a leader of great integrity, moral courage and compassion. Congressman Pete Stark was a master legislator who used his gavel to give a voice to the voiceless, and he will be deeply missed by Congress, Californians and all Americans.
January 24, 2020
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This Monday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, memorializing the genocide of more than 6 million Jews, including 1.5 million children. This year’s observance holds special meaning as it is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
January 24, 2020
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced today that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic Response to President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Congresswoman Veronica Escobar of Texas will deliver the Spanish language response to the speech.
January 24, 2020
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I do want to thank you for the opportunity to invite all of us to participate with the European Jewish Congress in this tremendous remembrance – tonight being part of it, but the last few days being so remarkable in the lives of any of us who participate.
January 23, 2020

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