Final week within the chamber of the Home of Representatives, Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered magnificent remarks about our Structure, our democracy and her determination to relinquish energy, as nice leaders do.
As Bay Space members of the California delegation representing Santa Clara County, we have fun her a long time of consequential management and her unparalleled report of achievements. With out query, she is the best speaker in American historical past.
Working throughout the narrowest of majorities, she has led our caucus by means of a few of our most historic votes and biggest victories for the American folks, together with the Reasonably priced Care Act, the Inflation Discount Act and the CHIPS and Science Act. These victories delivered actual outcomes for Individuals, from reducing prescription drug prices to bringing manufacturing and jobs again house.
As the primary lady speaker of the Home, Speaker Pelosi additionally made certain to open the door for future generations of various leaders to observe in her footsteps. When Speaker Pelosi arrived in Congress in 1987, there have been solely 12 Democratic girls within the Home. It’s due to her management and mentorship during the last 35 years and her tenacious recruiting and campaigning that there are 91 Democratic girls serving within the Home in the present day.
Our nation will all the time bear in mind her bravery as she led us by means of 9/11, the financial collapse of 2008, the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, Putin’s brutal struggle in Ukraine and the horrific assault on her husband, Paul Pelosi. Via perilous and heartbreaking occasions for our nation, she all the time known as us to the next place, to stay as much as our sacred oath “to guard and defend” our nation—not our political positions. She has accomplished all of it with integrity, with grace and with honor.
Speaker Pelosi known as on us to have a peaceable transition of energy for a brand new era of management of our caucus, and that we will do. As we transfer ahead, her towering and patriotic management will all the time encourage us to make use of energy for the great of California and our nation.
We stay assured that she’s going to proceed to make use of her huge data and resourcefulness in her new function within the Home to get issues accomplished for the Bay Space and our nation.
Throughout this season of Thanksgiving, our gratitude and respect are never-ending for the excellent management of Nancy Pelosi.
Congressmembers Ro Khanna, Anna Eshoo, Zoe Lofgren and Jimmy Panetta symbolize Santa Clara County within the U.S. Home of Representatives.