"I am committed to ensuring DREAMers are protected and I will welcome everyone to the table who wants to get this done".
But, after the bill passed, it became clear that Pelosi's theatrical language was hiding the fact that tax reform meant substantially more money in the pockets of the American people.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) mocked the racial makeup of the meeting between Republicans and Democrats because they were "five white guys", which earned a rebuke from one of the attendees.
"In terms of the bonus that corporate America receives versus the crumbs they are giving to workers to put the schmooze on is so pathetic". "It's not a question of who's there but who's not there".
"Tax reform gives us the opportunity to be more competitive globally and to accelerate plans for the U.S.", CEO Doug McMillon said Thursday. "It's so pathetic", Pelosi said. All five of the male lawmakers are white.
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"Whatever benefits the economy benefits us", Fish said. Maybe she thought she could get away with it since white people can't be offended? He said, "Democrats engage in class and race warfare".
Pelosi then tried to tie the zing to popular East Coast burger chain Five Guys: "Are they going to open a hamburger stand next or what?"
The "five white guys" in question are Hoyer, White House chief of staff John Kelly, California House Republican Rep Kevin McCarthy, Democratic Sen Richard Durbin of IL and Republican Sen John Cornyn of Texas. The play on words references the Five Guys restaurants.