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December 11, 2019 Press Release
As the Courts continue to rule, the President’s plan to cancel military construction projects to pay for his ineffective, wasteful wall is clearly illegal, as he is stealing from appropriated funds, an action that was not authorized by constitutional or statutory authority. This action is another deeply disturbing example of the President’s ongoing campaign to negate the separation of powers that is the genius of our Constitution, as he attacks Congress’s exclusive constitutional ‘power of the purse.
December 11, 2019 Press Release
Two years ago this month, the Republican Congress passed a GOP Tax Scam for the rich that gave 83 percent of its benefits to the wealthiest one percent. In order to pad their giveaways to the wealthiest and big corporations, Republicans leveled a spiteful assault at suburban, middle-class communities across America by capping the State and Local Tax deduction.
December 11, 2019 Press Release
I join with Mr. LaMalfa, my friend, my Italian-American colleague from California, in his strong remarks for this bill. It is bipartisan, and it is important for us to pass it. So, I proudly join all of our colleagues and colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support this bill, a historic victory for farm workers and for growers, which ensures that America can continue to feed the world.
December 11, 2019 Press Release
Last year, House Democrats promised in our For The People agenda, that we would lower the cost of health care by lowering the cost of prescription drugs.
December 11, 2019 Press Release
The persistent scourge of human trafficking remains a challenge to the conscience of the world,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “Whether as a brilliant social worker or founder of Futures Without Violence, Esta Soler has been on the front lines in the fight to protect women and families from violence and abuse for nearly 50 years.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
Today’s District Court ruling is a victory for the rule of law, our Constitution and our American democracy. Once again, the courts have resoundingly ruled against the President’s attempt to negate our system of separation of powers, which is the genius of our Constitution, by assaulting Congress’s exclusive constitutional power of the purse. Despite what the President may think, Article II does not mean that he can ‘do whatever he wants.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
There is no question, of course, that this trade agreement is much better than NAFTA, but in terms of our work here, it is infinitely better than what was initially proposed by the Administration. I credit our Chairman, Richie Neal, for helping us navigate all of these places, the unity of our Caucus on specific priorities in order to get the job done and, again, the brilliance and knowledge of Richard Trumka as to the ramifications of every provision that was in the legislation.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
On UN Human Rights Day, the world marks the historic signing of the UN Declaration of Human Rights and its resounding affirmation of the ‘inherent dignity’ of every human being. More than 70 years later, Americans remain steadfast in our efforts to uphold this fundamental principle and defend the right to life, liberty, equality and peace for every man, woman and child.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
On this solemn day, I recall that the first order of business for Members of Congress is the solemn act to take an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
This NDAA is an important step forward for the national security and economic security of the American people. We salute the patriotism and persistence of Chairman Smith and all our Members who have worked tirelessly on this legislation to ensure that our military has the resources that it needs and that our nation maintains its qualitative military superiority.

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