Stand Tall, Dream Big
Tonight, Republicans are celebrating the passage of their fifth stop-gap, short term Continuing Resolution on the heels of their second shutdown in a month – continuing government by dysfunction.
Congresswoman Pelosi delivered an 8 hour floor speech to defend DREAMers and urge Speaker Ryan to bring the Dream Act to the Floor for a vote.
Democrats worked hard to achieve a bipartisan agreement and gave our assurances to the Speaker that we were not interested in shutting down government. In return, the Speaker refused to make areal commitment to schedule a vote to protect the Dreamers who have the overwhelming support of the American people and a bipartisan majority in the House. In contrast, Senator McConnell not only gave his commitment to the Senators, he has already begun the process to bring a bill to the Senate floor.
The fight in the House to protect Dreamers is not over. I’m greatly disappointed that the Speakerdoes not have the courage to lift the shadow of fear from the lives of these inspiring young people. When we protect the Dreamers, we honor the highest ideals of America. Their patriotism, their perseverance, their optimism are an inspiration that stirs the conscience of our entire nation.
The Whole Story
After voting to publicly release the dangerous, deliberately distorted Nunes memo, the House Majority have decided to pay lip-service to the public interest.
The President must now put our national security and intelligence first, and expeditiously release the Democratic memo after review and appropriate redaction of sources and methods by law enforcement officials. The White House must not make redactions for political purposes.
It is long past time that House Republicans end this charade and cease their campaign of obstruction and cover-up to hide the truth about the Trump-Russia scandal. The American people deserve to know the truth.
As we move forward, Speaker Ryan and his colleagues must be held accountable to their constitutional duty to protect the American people against the Russian threat.
My office assisted a constituent who was facing issues with a postal lock installation from the United States Postal Service (USPS). She had contacted our office because she had not received an update regarding a work order to install a lock to secure her property’s mailbox. As the landlord of the property, she is responsible for ensuring the security of her tenants’ mail. Therefore, my office contacted the USPS on her behalf and conveyed the details of her situation. As a result, the work order was submitted and she was contacted by the local post office manager to confirm installation. Her tenants will now be able to pick up their mail in a secure location.Caseworkers in my San Francisco office work to address any problems or concerns you may have with a federal government agency. To submit a Casework Authorization Form, please visit my website.
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