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“Yet, instead of fighting to ensure that our teachers, schools and students have the needed resources to stay safe, Secretary DeVos has waged a cruel campaign to steal the funds that Congress allocated. As the House amicus brief makes clear, Secretary DeVos’s assault on public schools is a blatant violation of the law, as has been repeatedly found by the Courts. The Secretary’s actions are also a profound moral failing: undermining the education, health and well-being of our most vulnerable students at a critical moment."
September 10, 2020
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Today’s District Court ruling is a resounding victory for justice, equality and our American Democracy.
September 10, 2020
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The Postal Service is a pillar of our democracy, enshrined in the Constitution and essential for providing critical services, from delivering prescriptions, Social Security benefits and paychecks to tax returns and absentee ballots to millions of Americans. The amicus briefs filed by the House of Representatives today make clear that the Administration’s sabotage campaign has had devastating consequences for our communities while jeopardizing the integrity of our upcoming elections.
September 10, 2020
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“Today, Leader McConnell continued to block the relief Americans need, holding a vote on a bill that refuses to crush the virus, abandons our heroes in state and local government, ignores families facing hunger and homelessness and contains poison pills that Democrats cannot support."
September 10, 2020
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I'm joined now by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
September 9, 2020
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“The President’s own words spell out the devastating truth: Trump was fully aware of the catastrophic nature of the coronavirus but hid the facts and refused to take the threat seriously, leaving our entire country exposed and unprepared."
September 9, 2020
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“Whatever form it takes, Brexit cannot be allowed to imperil the Good Friday Agreement, including the stability brought by the invisible and frictionless border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland. The U.K. must respect the Northern Ireland Protocol as signed with the EU to ensure the free flow of goods across the border."
September 9, 2020
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We welcome now, the Speaker of the House of Representatives. She is Nancy Pelosi, of course. Madam Speaker, thank you for spending time with us.
September 8, 2020
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In May, while the American people and small businesses were crying out for help in dealing with a pandemic and recession, Sen. McConnell dismissed their needs, saying that Senate Republicans would ‘take a pause’ and ‘wait and see.’ Now, after months of inaction, Republicans are finally realizing the damage their pause has done to the American economy and our nation’s health.
September 8, 2020
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On Labor Day, we pay tribute to the working Americans who are the backbone of our economy and the foundation of our strength. Over generations, the men and women of labor built the middle class and advanced progress and prosperity for hard-working families, fighting to secure the 40-hour workweek, fair wages and overtime, workplace safety, family leave and the right to collective bargaining.
September 7, 2020

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