Paul Ryan praises Pelosi for 'spectacular' Eight-hour speech
Feb 12, 2018, 00:29
The California Democrat quoted from the Bible and Pope Francis as Democrats took turns sitting behind her in support.
The Democratic leader set a House record Wednesday for continuous speech.
However, House GOP leaders said they were confident they had shored up support among conservatives for the measure, which would shower the Pentagon with money but add hundreds of billions of dollars to the nation's $20 trillion-plus debt. "We've had our doubts about the viability of a standalone legislative process but that's what we're left with, so we're hoping to make the most of it. ..."
While the budget deal reached on Wednesday also includes language that would provide funds for infrastructure, Pelosi said the only reason Republicans added such funding was to get members of the House Freedom Caucus to vote for it. President Donald Trump signed the deal into law later Friday morning.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Thursday warned that putting Trump's bill on the House floor means "no immigration bill and no help for the DREAMers".
"We have a moral responsibility to act now", she said. And I think it was demonstrated in the vote on that budget bill. "Hopefully we could gather 60 votes for that". Her speech explained why.
Pelosi's performance had no immediate impact on Republican leaders, who have not scheduled a vote on the issue. She reiterated that she is asking Speaker Paul Ryan to put any and all immigration proposals on the floor - including the conservative Goodlatte bill - and then let whichever one gets the most votes pass out of the House (a "queen of the hill" strategy in the parlance she uses). Democratic votes will be necessary to get the package through the chamber and to the president's desk. "We will be joining primaries this year and we will primary Democrats who did not have the spine or the courage to stand up for our undocumented family".
Pelosi started speaking shortly after 10 a.m. ET, and wrapped the speech a little after 6:10 p.m. ET. By the end, there was a quiver in her voice, a stumble over some words and a case of sniffles.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, criticized Paul on Twitter. The old record was the 5 hour and 15 minute speech given by then-Rep. "The beauty is in the mix", she told her House colleagues. They'll begin debating immigration next week.
Senate leaders unveiled the bipartisan agreement that would raise the spending caps on defense and domestic spending by $300 billion over the next two years.
Pelosi said Democrats were "receptive" to idea of public-private partnerships, as they relate to Mr. Trump's plan, but said the country needs a plan that "brings revenue back to the treasury, creates jobs and reduces the deficit".
Pelosi said she will not support the Senate's budget deal unless Ryan commits to holding a vote on immigration in the same way that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did. Democrats in 2007 through 2010 were quite a bit more centralized than they had been when Tom Foley was speaker, but I don't think the committee structure had atrophied almost as much then as it has now.
"I'm greatly disappointed that the Speaker does not have the courage to lift the shadow of fear from the lives of these inspiring young people", Pelosi said in a statement, referring to House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Pelosi also told members of her caucus planning to vote "yes" on the budget deal not to telegraph those positions in order to maintain leverage, according to two Democratic sources.
"There will be a reckoning", said Ben Wikler, Washington director for the liberal group MoveOn.
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The government was shut down in January after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on contentious budget and immigration issues. Republican Senator Mitch McConnell announced the plan following extensive negotiations with Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer.
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