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March 12, 2020 Press Release
No, I think that’s fair. I think that the discussions went on all day. I think there were some differences of opinion, but we felt that putting together something that the American people could see cooperation on between the two parties in this difficult moment would be a confidence builder. And I think that we approached it that way. The Secretary spent more time on the phone with the two of us today than I think that he would –
March 12, 2020 Press Release
This evening, after much deliberation, we are near to a bipartisan agreement subject to an exchange of final legislative text to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
March 12, 2020 Press Release
I am very honored to call this meeting to order with a gavel. A Waterford gavel given to me by Tip O’Neil’s family when I became Speaker. You
March 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Speaker Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

Speaker Pelosi.  Good morning. 

March 11, 2020 Press Release
It’s wonderful to see you again and to be able to welcome you and to hear your beautiful, inspiring remarks that are consistent with the commitment to peace and reconciliation that is the theme of the Irish in America. Thank you, Taoiseach, for those kind words and for your words in recognition of what I said or did and have said about the Good Friday Accords, but I accept that compliment on behalf of all of my colleagues.
March 11, 2020 Press Release
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is focused directly on providing support for America’s families, who must be our first priority in this emergency.
March 11, 2020 Press Release
We have a public health crisis in this country and the best way to help keep the American people safe and ensure their economic security is for the president to focus on fighting the spread of the coronavirus itself.
March 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the House passed Senator Tim Kaine’s Joint Resolution limiting the President’s military action in Iran:

March 11, 2020 Press Release
“Members of Congress take an oath to support and defend the Constitution, and to protect the American people. Today, the House has proudly passed strong, bipartisan FISA legislation that honors that oath: respecting both the patriotic contributions of the intelligence and law enforcement communities and the privacy and civil liberties of the American people.

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