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Speaker of the House, focused on strengthening America's middle class and creating jobs; mother, grandmother, dark chocolate connoisseur.
American voters should decide American elections — not Vladimir Putin. All Members of Congress should condemn the President’s reported efforts to dismiss threats to the integrity of our democracy & to politicize our intel community. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/20/us/politics/russian-interference-trump-democrats.html
President Trump has once again put his political interests ahead of America’s national security interests by appointing an Acting Director of National Intelligence whose sole qualification is his absolute loyalty to the President. https://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/22020
A gifted poet, Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize. Breaking racial barriers within American literature, Brooks’ distinguished artistry & influence helped open the doors to generations of black poets & artists. #BlackHistoryMonth
On Saturday, we appreciated the opportunity to meet with Afghanistan President @Ashraf Ghani to discuss efforts to advance peace and stability, to fight the drug trade, and to ensure that negotiations with the Taliban do not set back the progress achieved by Afghan women.
A conversation with Norwegian Prime Minister @Erna Solberg shared Norway’s perspective on the state of the Afghanistan peace talks and security in the Arctic Circle.
Our delegation met with German Foreign Minister @Heiko Maas 🇪🇺 for a conversation focused on our vital NATO partnership with Germany — as well as the grave security concerns with Huawei 5G technology.
Our Congressional delegation came to #MSC2020 to deliver the message that the U.S. commitment to NATO and the transatlantic alliance is ironclad.
Protecting whistleblowers is essential to shining light on misconduct in our government and the private sector. Today, I am naming Shanna Devine as the first Director of the House of Representatives’ Office of the Whistleblower Ombudsman. https://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/21420-0
Speaking at the 2020 Munich Security Conference, discussing the battle between democracy and autocracy that faces the West today. #MSC2020 Watch here: https://securityconference.org/en/msc-2020/live/conference-hall/
Today, with this strong War Powers Resolution, the Senate is joining the House in honoring our responsibility: keeping the American people safe. The Congress and the American people know we cannot afford war. https://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/21320-2
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on expected House vote that would pave the way for the long-developing Equal Rights Amendment: "I welcome the opportunity to cast a vote that will end discrimination on the basis of sex in our Constitution.” http://abcn.ws/2SIvax7
Tune in as I hold my weekly press conference live at the U.S. Capitol. https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1lPKqVQlQdYGb
I will be speaking with reporters live at the U.S. Capitol at 10:45 am ET. Watch here: https://www.facebook.com/NancyPelosi/
More than 20 years after an act of hate stole Matthew Shepard’s life, his parents, Judy & Dennis, continue to fight to ensure every American can live dignity, no matter who they are or whom they love. Thank you to the @LGBT Equality Caucus for bringing us together for today’s discussion.
Every day the GOP anti-health care lawsuit is allowed to endure is another day that Americans’ health care is under threat. Today, the House filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to hear this case now. Read the brief here: https://www.speaker.gov/sites/speaker.house.gov/files/19-841%20-%20Cert%20Reply.pdf
One of the greatest athletes ever, Serena Williams is a champion on & off the court. Bringing attention to issues such as the maternal mortality crisis among black women, Williams reminds us to use our power to call out inequality wherever it arises. #BlackHistoryMonth
The President’s budget would increase the national debt – passing that expense on to our children – all so he can give a tax cut to the wealthiest Americans. #TrumpBudget