Press Releases From: 2016

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today at ‘Lighting the Way’ National Speak Out: The Path Forward on Gun Violence.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today on the House floor on House Republicans’ inaction on commonsense gun violence legislation ahead of the seven-week recess.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement on the one year anniversary of the historic P5+1 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement, which was reached on July 14, 2015:

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today at an evening of remembrance to honor the victims and survivors of the worst mass shooting in American history, at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

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Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement on Republicans’ “Religious Liberty and the First Amendment Defense Act,” a Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on H.R. 2802, which targets LGBT Americans for discrimination:

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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 287,000 jobs in June.  With businesses adding 265,000 jobs last month, June represents the 76th consecutive month of private sector job growth.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the shooting that killed five police officers and wounded several others in Dallas:

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after Republicans indefinitely postponed action on House Republicans’ legislation, already rejected by the Senate and written by the gun lobby, that fails to close the terrorist gun loophole:

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today.  Below is a transcript of the press conference.  

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after Republicans on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced a legislative hearing on the so-called First Amendment Defense Act, which targets LGBT Americans for discrimination:

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Jul 2, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released this statement following the terrorist attack that killed 20 people, including an American, at a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh:

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

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Jun 27, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the Democratic Members of the Select Committee on Benghazi issued a 339-page report and released all unclassified interview transcripts in their possession:

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released this statement on the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, which was announced on June 26, 2015:

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Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after Republicans released the tax portion of their ‘Wrong Way’ agenda:

“Once again, Republicans are planning to hand massive tax giveaways to millionaires and billionaires on the backs of hard-working American families.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, upholding the constitutionality of affirmative action initiatives:

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 on the President’s Immigration Executive Actions: 

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks late this evening outside the Capitol building where crowds gathered to show their support for House Democrats as they continue to demand a vote on commonsense gun legislation before recess.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

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