House Democrats wrap up their three-day policy retreat

While Democratic-passed legislation is stacking up in the Senate, House Speaker Pelosi says she hopes the bills will gain momentum. If not, she thinks GOP will suffer the consequences in 2020.
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I'm John Parkinson in Leesburg Virginia and you're watching ABC news lives. House Democrats are wrapping up their three day policy retreat. Fighting for the American people and looking had a thorough legislative agenda over the next 100 days. Celebrating the passage of several cornerstones of the party's agenda. Including ethics reform legislation to enhance background checks and paycheck fairness Democrats are aiming to passing a series of democratic bills in the coming months. Including HR nine the climate action now act. HR five the equality act HR six the American dream and promise act and all twelve appropriations bills. But with only a dozen bills signed into law by the president from a 116 congress. Divided power on Capitol Hill presents the stark reality. That the fleeting chance for bipartisanship. Was largely missed Democrats point the finger at senate majority leader Mitch McConnell who has collected more than a 170 measures that passed the house. But have not been considered in the senate slot democratic pass legislation stacking up in the upper chamber House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she's quote. Optimistic and hopeful that the girls will gain momentum behind public sentiment. If not she thinks Republicans will suffer the consequences in twenty Torre. Public sentiment. It will weigh in. And the senate will seat. That is important to pay equal pay. Legislation passing rate for equal work. That gun safety is important to the American people. That many of the piece of legislation that we have either passed or are bound to pass. Art. 87 80%. Bipartisan Lee and non partially supported by the American people and they were either act upon the legislation. Or be accountable to the public for what they did not. Pelosi said she's very proud of the democratic accomplishments through the first hundred days of the house majority. And vowed that her party will power forward on its agenda despite the GOP for ABC news live I'm John Parkinson in Leesburg Virginia.

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