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August 7, 2020 Press Release
Good morning to you. Before we get to the critical negotiations, I do want to start with the latest figures when it comes to COVID-19. We've passed that grim milestone, more than 165,000 deaths, the estimates, it could reach as high as 300,000. So, Speaker Pelosi, what responsibility does Congress have to try to turn this around and make sure we don't go even higher?
August 7, 2020 Press Release
Today’s en banc ruling is a victory for the rule of law and Congressional oversight. The Court reaffirmed our Constitution’s system of checks and balances and rejected the President’s outrageous claim that Congress cannot enforce its subpoenas.
August 7, 2020 Press Release
In the past two weeks of negotiations, we have strived mightily to find common ground. However, many critical differences remain.
August 7, 2020 Press Release
The latest jobs report shows that the economic recovery spurred by the investments Congress has passed is losing steam and more investments are still urgently needed to protect the lives and livelihoods of the American people.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
We had what I would call a consequential meeting. It was one where we could see the difference in values that we bring to the table. We have always said that the Republicans and the President do not understand the gravity of the situation and every time that we have met, it has been reinforced.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
Remote voting by proxy is fully consistent with the Constitution and more than a century of legal precedent, including Supreme Court cases, that make clear that the House can determine its own rules. The nation is in the middle of a dangerous pandemic and the House of Representatives must continue to work.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
We gather here today in the midst of our negotiations on how we can defeat the virus, how we can keep people employed, how we can put money in the pockets of the American people, to do so in a way that is values‑based and can be done with the most, shall we say, what would be the word, bipartisanship possible. That is our goal.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today sent a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy calling for the reversal of recently instituted operational changes made within the Postal Service. Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer’s letter follows their Wednesday meeting with Postmaster DeJoy about urgent issues facing the Postal Service, including reports of a dramatic increase in delayed and undelivered mail impacting mail delivery times and quality of service.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Jim Cramer on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street to discuss the House-passed Heroes Act, the latest on the negotiations on the COVID-19 response package and other news of the day.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
For 55 years, the landmark Voting Rights Act has stood as a guardian of our democracy. This historic achievement was a result of generations of patriotic Americans who struggled and gave their lives to overcome systemic injustice and disenfranchisement to insist on their right to vote. At this moment, we also pause to reflect on the life and leadership of our hero and titan of the Civil Rights Movement, Congressman John Lewis, whose courage and sacrifice helped ensure passage of the VRA.

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