The Feb. jobs report is promising, but millions of Americans still face unemployment & economic crises. Decisive action is imperative – which is why @HouseDemocrats passed the #AmericanRescuePlan to stimulate the economy, cut child poverty in half & lift ~12M out of poverty.
As Speaker, I condemn the denial of bail to the peaceful democratic activists in Hong Kong, who were targeted & charged for exercising their rights. This action is an acceleration of Beijing's crackdown on Hong Kong, against which Congress will continue to speak out.
Last year, George Floyd uttered his last words, "I can't breathe" - Americans took to the streets to peacefully protest racial injustice & police brutality. Yet, it continues. With tonight's vote the George Floyd #JusticeInPolicingAct is closer to becoming the law of the land.
There's a direct correlation between the suppression of the vote, campaign funding & American's health. If Republicans are proud of their dark money, then why won't they disclose it? @HouseDemocrats are holding public officials accountable to their constituents w/ #HR1