2House and Senate Democratic Leaders Press Conference
Charles Schumer Archive
schumer. mr. schumer: thank you, leader pelosi. and want to thank you and all my colleagues for their leadership. happy monday to one and all. now, president trump campaigned as a populist. he promised to drain the swamp and clean up washington. democrats welcomed this promise when he made it. all of us here today have been working for years to promote ideas and legislation that would loosen the grip of special interests on so many arms of the federal government. but president trump, when it comes to draining the swamp, has been a complete and total disappointment. president trump has embraced the most egregious establishment republican norms, and appointed the most conflict of interest-ridden cabinet in my lifetime. the swamp has never been more foul or more fetted than under this president. every day it seems there's a new story about the swamp cabinet. just look at the swampy actions that finally forced out h.h.s. secretary tom price. e.p.a. administrator scott pruitt's almost...
Nancy Pelosi Archive
this is about 30 minutes. ms. pelosi: good afternoon, everyone. democrats are here to take the fight for our democracy to the very steps of the capitol. the american people are confronted, one of the most compromised, corrupt administrations in history. instead of delivering on its promise to drain the swamp, president trump has become the swamp. republicans of the white house and the congress are cravenly beholden to big money interests and the american people are paying the price. from giveaways to dirty energy polluters, our children are paying the price in the air they breathe and the water they drink. the giveaways of tax breaks for wall street and wealthy corporations, shipping jobs overseas, our workers and the middle class are paying the price. to giveaways to big pharma, raising drugs costs, where children, seniors and working families are paying the price every day. the american people deserve better, but republicans are standing in the way. we want republicans and...
Fetching more results