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Mayor Adams' Statement on Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stepping Down From Leadership Post in House of Representatives

November 17, 2022

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she would be stepping down from her leadership post in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“As the first woman to lead a political party in Congress, Speaker Nancy Pelosi shattered the highest glass ceiling and opened doors for generations to come. For nearly four decades, Speaker Pelosi has been an immeasurable champion for justice, equity, and democratic values. It is because of her fearless leadership that we are a better and stronger nation. I, along with millions of Americans, thank Speaker Pelosi for her devotion to public service and the endless inspiration she has provided to young girls and women across the nation.”


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