Rep. Ayanna Pressley demanded “economic and housing justice” for all Americans on the House Floor Thursday; calling the current Coronavirus pandemic a “crisis within a crisis.”
“Families are in crisis, food pantry lines are around the block, rent is due in eight days. Community health centers are desperate. This is a crisis in a crisis. This chamber will determine how many lives we are robbed of,” said Pressley.
“Our nation is crying out, the people are crying out… People are counting on us, they deserve healthcare, economic, housing justice,” she added.
This is a crisis within a crisis. And what happens in this chamber will determine just how many more lives we are robbed of.
— Ayanna Pressley (@AyannaPressley) April 23, 2020
Watch Rep. Pressley’s comments above.