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Found on the Internets – Nancy Pelosi’s Townhall on CNN
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke with concerned Americans and offered solutions on behalf of House Democrats at a Live CNN Town Hall moderated by Jake Tapper. During the event, she discussed the urgency of protecting health care for millions of Americans, combatting President Trump’s hateful Muslim and refugee ban, the importance of sanctuary cities and empowering women to stay engaged despite Republican attacks on women’s health and reproductive freedoms.
Politico: “House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spewed verbal daggers at President Donald Trump on Tuesday night, saying she feels pity for the commander-in-chief and calling him “reckless,” “brash” and “so insecure.”
“If you detect some impatience in my voice, it’s because your family is suffering and our president is reckless, reckless, and his administration is incompetent,” Pelosi (D-Calif.) said, answering a question from a Yemeni refugee about Trump’s controversial immigration order.”
Pelosi divulged additional details about her meeting with Trump and other congressional leaders last week during which the president insisted he was robbed of the popular vote due to widespread voter fraud.
The California Democrat spoke up during the meeting, telling the president his widely debunked claim just wasn’t true. Trump’s response, according to Pelosi’s retelling the episode on CNN: “And I’m not even counting California.”
“You’re the president of the United States and you’re so insecure. This isn’t even true, it’s like the size of your inauguration,” Pelosi said.”
House Minority Leader Press Briefing, February 2, 2017
Transcript: Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference Today
Democratic Party Values: Nancy Pelosi’s Statement on Black History Month:
“February – selected because it is the birth month of both President Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass – marks the celebration of Black History Month. Across America, citizens pay tribute to the enduring contributions African Americans have made to our democracy. African Americans’ beautiful legacy of courage, sacrifice and integrity in the face of injustice, hatred and violence continues to move our nation closer to fulfilling its promise.
“The Congress must continue to advance the causes of justice and freedom for future generations. We must confront new attacks on voting rights by restoring and strengthening the Voting Rights Act. Congress must strive to end systemic discrimination and institutional racism that limits opportunities in education, housing, and jobs in rural and urban communities alike, while also addressing mass incarceration and building bridges between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. Together, we can keep moving America forward.
“We must recommit ourselves to the proposition that all are created equal, all deserve respect, and all should have access to good-paying jobs to build a better future for their families. Republicans should come together with Democrats to ensure that citizens in every community have a chance to pursue their own happiness so we can build a stronger America for all.”
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