Pelosi commends freshman class on transformative 'For the People Act'

The H.R. 1 legislation aims to restore the power to the people and ensure that the government works for public interest rather than special interest.
1:45 | 03/08/19

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We're thrilled to be here again on the steps of that cap waving our flags with this outstanding freshman class. She owe a great unity. Now a freshman to CEO. They made a difference ensuring that the priority of their communities. Would be the priorities of the congress. Now to day honoring the people's trust. Me there trans formative. HR one. Or the for the people act. As patents. And she's HR one. Restoring the people's faith that government works for the public interest the peoples and chest. Not that special and that date. That confidence. Is at treasure this fundamental to a democracy that people believe. Belief. That actions taken here will be in there interest. That is what this legislation. Will help to restore. It and the dominance of big dark special interest money in politics and it empowers. Small donors and that grassroots. In shores clean. Fair elections in fighting vote and fight voter suppression. It cleans up corruption returning integrity to Washington DC. Let's be very clear. This is a fight that we're taking a vote calling today. But it is a fight we will not end until we win it. Because it is a very fight for the constitution. It honors the vision of our founders. It's up to the American people. That there in Chester Serbs.

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