Nancy Pelosi: Rep. John Conyers Must Resign [VIDEO]

NBC News reports:

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday upped the pressure on Rep. John Conyers, who is facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct and a House Ethics Committee probe, by calling on him to resign from office — a change in her position from just days ago.

Pelosi’s comments are a stark turnaround from her stance on Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” when she praised the Michigan Democrat as an “icon,” questioned who his accusers are, and said the Ethics Committee probe should be allowed to go forward.

“I said he should resign,” Pelosi told reporters on Thursday. Earlier, Conyers’ political consultant said the lawmaker had been hospitalized in Detroit. Sam Riddle, the consultant, told WDIV-TV that Conyers, 88, was hospitalized due to stress and he blamed the “media assault” stemming from the allegations against the lawmaker.

  • The_Wretched

    Why are you making a public statement? Did you ask in private and get a ‘no’?

    • Do Something Nice

      To make up for her previous dumbshit statement.

      • The_Wretched

        She’s still out of order. Oh well. I guess a side show helps at this point….

        EDIT: this is poor handling on her part and two big missteps at a time where we NEED the dems to be the opposition is malpractice.

  • unsavedheathen

    Democrats… eating their own since 1968.

    • Proud MOFO Beaner (bkb)

      When we go high they go low…and win

      • FAEN

        Yep! I don’t know why we keep coming to a gun fight with a butter knife or worse no knife at all. It’s beyond time we adopted the rule-when they go low…we bury them.

    • Hank

      Rethuglicans…. IGNORING their own since 1981 Regan’s Dementia)

    • Treant

      I’m just thrilled with how we toss people without proof. Heaven forfend most of these people should ever be accused of something.

      • Ninja0980

        At some point, a Democrat is going to be run out of town on a rail and it will be only later we’ll learn he was innocent of what he was accused of.

        • Treant

          (Franken, early 2018)

          I think I need another Hypocrisy Break, my second today.

          • Ninja0980

            Given the fact two more women have come out against him, say that’s likely.

          • Treant

            At least two aren’t all that credible. To say the least… 🙂

          • unsavedheathen

            None are credible. Tweedon is a Hannity-loving shill. The “victims” of photo-op ass-grabbing? He’s taken thousands of photos with constituents. Four have surfaced with complaints. Two who would identify themselves. It’s a hit job, plain and simple.

          • Ninja0980

            I agree but the proof of that won’t come out until Franken is gone from the Senate.

        • JCF
        • jerry

          See: Dept. of Agriculture and Shirley Sherrod…doctored video, forced out of her job.

    • another_steve

      There’s been a lot of criticism in the media of the “celebrity vs. politician divide” when it comes to punishing sexual harassers.

      Celebrities (Charlie Rose, Garrison Keillor, etc.) lose their jobs immediately. Politicians (Al Franken, Conyers) get “investigated.”

      Pelosi is probably reacting to that.

      • unsavedheathen

        And Conyers’ seat is as safe as any Democratic seat in the House. I’m sure this was calculated. But still, we’re always in a rush to douse ourselves with gasoline and strike the match.

      • Uncle Mark

        GOP Strategist, Rick Wilson has pointing out recently that the Democrats will continue to lose to the Republicans, as we will always eat our own to keep our moral high ground, while the Republicans are kept to lower or no standards at all.

        • Treant

          Personally, I’d say that the cure for that is a fair, efficient, and reasonably (but not overly) powerful ethics office.

          Which the Republicans have gutted…

        • another_steve

          Generally I’m a pussycat and want to make nice-nice with the world, but with Rick Wilson’s point I’m in general agreement.

          Aside from Trump’s collusion with the Russians and the near-consensus of every observer that Trump had absolutely no chance of winning the November election, I think Clinton lost in part due to her and her campaign’s decision to play nice. To take the high road. And look where that has gotten us and the rest of the world.

          There was so much ammunition to use against Trump: his shady real estate deals, his bigotries, his failure to release his tax returns and (in my mind, first and foremost) the dozen or so women who bravely stepped forward to recount Trump’s predatory behavior.

          All squandered. Why?

          Because Democrats play “nice.”

          • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

            I don’t think they represent me any more than the GOP does. I’m with you. I think the DNC wasted many opportunities. The worst part is, I suspect they planned it this way.

      • Treant

        That’s true but, as we noted (and my argument as to why Moore should absolutely be seated), the voters are responsible for seating a politician.

        In the case of conviction and jailing, of course, there’s no question. Here? It’s too easy to negate the will of the voters with a false or exaggerated accusation during a witch hunt. We already have proof of that happening, and this is absolutely a witch hunt.

        It would be far too easy for the Russian trolls or the opposition party to have bothersome people dismissed simply by demanding that we fire on accusation.

        Point in fact, I think it’s a piss-poor thing to do to anybody, from janitor to TV star. I demand proof, or the person in question admitting it (and fuck anybody who says that means I’m calling them a liar; I’m calling them neutral until they prove what they’re saying).

        As I noted before, we’re currently handing all the responsibility, agency, and guilt to the accused without any consideration or investigation at all. That’s…a monumentally bad idea.

        • another_steve

          Picking up on your point, Treant – I’m concerned that the Republicans and the Russians will pay women lots and lots of money to step forward and accuse (falsely) Democrats as well as progressives in the celebrity industry of prior sexual misconduct.

          In this current witch hunt frenzy we’re in, why would the bad guys not do that?

          • Treant

            I will go so far as to lay a bet that this has already happened to Al Franken–at the very least.

            Or, the reason I keep counseling thought, suitable application of responsibility and agency, and fucking PROOF is this very thing (along with the Constitution, but since everybody else is shredding that, I might as well do it too).

          • another_steve

            The Franken thing is very suspicious. When the story broke, I learned in these JMG comment threads that his accuser is a right-wing hack who’s made the rounds of right-wing media.

            The photo of Franken touching her breasts while she was asleep is juvenile and shows really abominable judgment, but it doesn’t rise to the level of “sexual crime” imo. Given her background, with regard to her other allegations I’d believe Franken over her in a heartbeat.

          • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

            He wasn’t touching her.
            Maybe she wasn’t actually asleep, as the picture looked very, very posed.

          • olandp

            It was posed, he wasn’t touching her. You can see the shadow of his hands between them and her. It may be juvenile and silly, but he never touched her.

          • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

            Yup. You can see that shadow. He was hovering for the camera.

          • JCF

            I’m still not sure about Franken. As far as I can tell, NONE of the accusers were direct underlings, subject to coercion and/or intimidation (unlike Conyers. And of course, not minors). And weren’t all these incidents in public (photo shoots, or a skit rehearsal)? That suggests someone who genuinely did not KNOW he was over the line, not someone who did know, and was trying to hide it.

            But I could be wrong. Franken’s definitely on thin ice, for sure…

          • another_steve

            Unrelated to your comment, JCF… I have a bit of a problem with the “woman powerless to report the abuse because she’s a woman and a powerful man is involved” argument.

            Isn’t that argument demeaning and condescending, as it pertains to women in general?

          • JCF

            “Isn’t that argument demeaning and condescending, as it pertains to women in general?”

            Replace “women” w/ “blacks” here: can’t you see, that this is not a question for white people to be discussing?

            The “demeaning and condescending” conversation is one you can participate in, a_s…but only where you’re not in the dominant group [As a gay man (vis-a-vis hets). As a Jewish person (vis-a-vis Christians). I’m sure there are others. But not as a man, pertaining to women.]

            Where any of us any of us in a dominant group—in questions pertaining to the subordinate group—we just need to listen.

          • another_steve

            Hear ya, JCF.

            I’m just not into the “politics of victimization.” Not into the mindset that says “All members of [insert name of group or category] are categorically ‘victims.'”

            This, I understand, is not leftist PC orthodoxy.

            But it’s what I feel/believe.

          • JCF

            I’m not into conservative buzzphrases like “politics of victimization” or “leftist PC orthodoxy”: what I feel/believe.

            You (me, all of us) need to examine our privileges. That’s not being “PC”, that’s being a, well, mensch. See the difference?

          • another_steve

            I don’t sense that my whiteness or my maleness has privileged me per se, JCF.

            Perhaps other white males feel that way, but I don’t.

            The sense, a sense, of “privilege” is an inside job.

          • jerry

            And the guy who took the photo claims that it was staged and she wasn’t asleep. So yeah, bad judgement/joke, but not a sexual assault.

          • unsavedheathen
          • Treant

            And I’d win the bet. But you would have been more than smart enough not to take it. 🙂

    • penpal

      Meanwhile, Republicans are fingering little girls and high-fiving each other about it. Democrats are weak.

    • JCF

      That’s “Cleaning Up Their Own Shit”…and it’s a good thing.

      (I’m not sure about the year. What does 1968 refer to? The ’68 Convention?)

  • Do Something Nice

    At least she is saying the right things now.

  • Tawreos

    The man is 88, at some point I think we need to put an age limit on serving in the government.

  • gaycuckhubby

    Good! I’m really glad to see this!

    Makes me happy as a Democrat voter that our leaders actually lead!

  • Jonathan Smith

    and OF COURSE, she NEVER heard any rumors before this

  • Gigi

    Not really O/T and WTF!

    NYT: Matt Lauer Took Victim to Nurse After Office Intercourse Made Her Pass Out
    “The woman said Mr. Lauer asked her to unbutton her blouse, which she did. She said the anchor then stepped out from behind his desk, pulled down her pants, bent her over a chair and had intercourse with her. At some point, she said, she passed out with her pants pulled halfway down. She woke up on the floor of his office, and Mr. Lauer had his assistant take her to a nurse.”

    https://www.mediaite.com/online/nyt-matt-lauer-took-victim-to-nurses-office-after-sexually-assaulting-her-until-she-passed-out/

    • The_Wretched

      The how of the passing out matters.

    • Ragnar Lothbrok

      JFC !!! ( The WTF keys on my board are about worn out )

    • Tomcat

      I like the one where he reprimanded one for refusing to have sex with him, that takes balls. For brains that is.

  • another_steve

    Girl’s losing it.

    Probably time for her to go.

  • AlternativeQuacks

    Scarborough needs to spill the names.
    https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/936246134502248449

    • Dreaming Vertebrate

      Early? EARLY???

      • Treant

        Great minds.

    • The_Wretched

      And?

      I’d be surprised if he wasn’t already on medication for it and an actual medical disclosure would have it on there.

    • unsavedheathen

      We’re way past “early”.

      • Treant

        Great mind redux…

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      • Miji

        Well, the dementia itself might be early, but when combined with late stage narcissistic psycho assholism it’s still pretty dangerous.

        • unsavedheathen

          Don’t forget the cocaine use. If he delivers another incoherent speech while sniffling, scratching his nose and downing water there really ought to be an intervention. Somebody will have to tell Tiffany.

    • Treant

      “Early” stages? Please.

      Also, I should go put on my surprised face if I can find it. I haven’t seen it in years.

    • Dreaming Vertebrate

      Oh yes.
      And we dinosaurs are in the “early stages” of extinction.

      • JCF

        You’d know!

    • Tomcat

      Hell they hid Ronald Reagans dementia so why would we think this one will be any different.

    • Stephen Elliot Phillips

      Thus why cheeto watches The Fox Propaganda News Network all day

    • safari

      And he said what during the campaign?

      • AlternativeQuacks

        I know. Trump actually said to Joe & Mika on their show that he admired dictators that assassinated journalists and thought that was a good thing, and the two of them just kind of sat there politely with “concerned” looks on their faces.

      • Kelly Lape

        Everything he could. What would you expect? That a Journalist for a major corporation would report anonymous Hearsay?

        People close to Trump – Were they diagnosticians? Were they reporting the appearance of “early stages of dementia”

        No, unless Scarborough had actual evidence to report would have risked being libelous. Even with evidence when it comes to reporting on GOP Presidential Candidates during the tactics exemplified (but not limited to) James O’Queef – journalists MUST be certain of their reporting and especially their documentation. Ask Dan Rather if you doubt the chain of events.

        • safari

          It depends if he is a journalist or a commentator.

          • Kelly Lape

            Libel laws protect journalists. Proving libel against a public figure is difficult, but not impossible. Especially when throwing around words that can only be proven by experts – in this case a medical expert with a documented diagnosis of dementia. Why would it matter whether you’re a journalist or a commentator when recognizing you can’t prove in a court of law such an accusation?

    • MarkBuster

      Early?

  • JackNasty

    America loves its sexual witch hunts .

    But remember when Nancy was Speaker, impeachment was off the table for war crimes.

    • penpal

      Republicans terrify Democrats. Republicans are the schoolyard bullies of Congress and Democrats are their easy targets.

      • billbear1961

        ^^This!!^^

    • Kelly Lape

      Imagine the problems with impeaching for war crimes. The only defense would be the exposure of National Security information, and impeaching anyone without allowing their public defense is unthinkable.

      No, to impeach a publicly elected official one has to present evidence not just to the Senate, but to the public writ large (clear and obvious).

      It is the inability to trust one’s own elected officials that is the demise of the American Democratic Party.

  • Michael R

    Does Nancy Pelosi have any thoughts on Nancy Pelosi ?

    • Kelly Lape

      What thoughts should she have? Since you brought it up what thoughts do you have regarding Nancy Pelosi?

      Find a diagram online and show us where she touched you.

  • Uncle Mark

    O/T: Meanwhile in keeping with the insane news out of DC today: Kellyanne Conjob is appointed Opiod Czar. http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/11/kellyanne-conway-is-now-americas-opioid-czar.html
    All HAIL Commander Crackhead !! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/cf7d1673a3e263fc06db24aa37891f9b1bc1e8cb280b5b2f54c4f4f25bf2410f.jpg

    • bkmn

      Kellyanne Crackpot is now Kellyanne Crackhead?

    • Tawreos

      Well she probably does know where the best dealers are.

    • Harveyrabbit

      “I’m not an addict! I just need a little pick-me-up once in a while”.

      • Todd20036

        Is “pick-me-up” an euphemism for “cock”?

        • Harveyrabbit

          If it’s tRump’s then “nub” would be much more accurate.

    • safari

      I thought that was Jared’s job?

      • Todd20036

        Jared wanted the job, but Kellyanne has more “experience”.

  • Frostbite

    Pssst, so should you.

  • Kelly Lape

    88 years and still sexual. Too bad he uses that energy to abuse his victims.

  • billbear1961

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    https://politicalwire.com/2017/11/30/mccain-will-support-gop-tax-plan/

    PROTEST like you never have before–massive and relentless PROTESTS on the same scale as the Women’s March, in all major cities, especially Washington. MARCH–put the fear of GOD into the evil, murderous bastards, or let them DESTROY you! This can’t wait till another election, which they will very likely tamper with AGAIN as they did last year!

    Take economic measures, too–scale back purchases to absolute necessities ONLY! Buy no Xmas gifts! It will scare them shitless! You must consider a General Strike. It has been said that if NY, CA, and WA take economic action–slowdowns–they can have a huge impact on the U.S. economy. It has been estimated that 3.5% of the population constantly in the streets can bring down an authoritarian regime.

    https://twitter.com/Exen/status/889194760610697216

    “A massive people’s resistance just forced Polish president to veto ominous Right-Wing laws”

    https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/7/24/1683383/-Massive-Polish-Resistance-causes-President-Duda-to-veto-proposed-ominous-right-wing-judiciary-laws

    • Ninja0980

      Protesting means nothing if we don’t vote afterwards.

      • Treant

        (shrug) and we don’t vote because her emails or sex charges or whatever else the Russians can come up with.

        I gave up some time ago, barring a massive sea change of logic and sense.

      • billbear1961

        VOTE afterwards, when you’ve made sure the elections are SECURE (it should be one of the MAJOR aims of the protests, in addition to stopping these tax cuts and the repeal of the ACA mandate, demanding Trump’s tax returns and other financial records, and keeping right-wing fanatics off the courts).

        But you must PROTEST, too, or these vampires are going to drain you dry and damage the economic health of this country for DECADES to come–even conservative analysts say this “plan” will be an unparalleled DISASTER for the country going forward!!

  • gaycuckhubby

    I’m confused, on Sunday when she didn’t ask for his resignation these comments were nothing but critical of her. Including me. Now it’s reversed. What happened?

    • GayOldLady

      She says she spoke privately with a victim and believes her.

      • gaycuckhubby

        I applaud her. What I meant is why have so many of the comments here changed

        • GayOldLady

          I’m not sure, but I’m wondering the same thing. There are multiple accusers of Conyers and at least 1 settlement. Pelosi also met with the CBC and apparently, despite Conyers distinguished accomplishments, many believe he is guilty of predatory behavior. I think Conyers should go. I also think the evidence is stacking up against Franken and that while his behavior isn’t as predatory as Conyers, it is likely that he is a serial groper and for that reason both should resign.

          • gaycuckhubby

            I’m not prepared to ask for Frankens resignation. Not that it would matter if I did ☺️

            But I don’t see why Conyers resignation would be controversial at all.

          • GayOldLady

            Well, it’s bordering on impossible to believe that Franken hasn’t been groping women, otherwise known as (copping a feel) and getting away with it for a long time. Another woman came forward today. He’s been one of my favorite Senators since he came into office, but I’m terribly disappointed because I always believed him to be a friend to women.

          • bzrd

            Franken, right away, said he welcomed a hearing on this matter. This is important to have so the victims can tall us exactly what happened. There is a difference between being clueless, which may be the case with Franken since he was in public when his indiscretions happened, and hiding sexual harassment behind closed doors.

        • AlternativeQuacks

          My opinion hasn’t changed. I’ve just been seething and keeping it quiet. This whole thing reeks of sexual hysteria.

          • gaycuckhubby

            I know you’ve been consistent with this. And I respect that. It just feels like the tone of the conversation in here has changed since Sunday. I wonder if that’s true with citizens at Large.

          • GayOldLady

            What it looks like to me is that the floodgates, that have been buckling for years, are nearing collapse. This won’t just touch powerful Dems it will also touch powerful Repubs. Many women have experienced this type of behavior from the bosses and co-workers for years and they’re finally saying, enough!

          • AlternativeQuacks

            The way this is happening is not what should happen in democratic countries with functioning justice systems. A couple days ago I read an article about one of the recently accused (might have been Garrison Keillor, but I’m not sure) and TMZ or whoever was reporting on it said that the accusations had been “confirmed” or “verified” because they asked 3 of the accuser’s friends who said that she told them the same story. So the “confirmation” is the same source as the accusation, and they’re reporting this as “proof”. WHAT other crime could you get a conviction for, or even get a case to trial, with evidence that flimsy? But he’s already lost his job because of it. And there isn’t even any trial going on here; it’s just accusation and media blitz and he’s automatically guilty.

          • GayOldLady

            I don’t know the story on Keillor, but it’s likely the employer had corroborated evidence from multiple sources. It almost always boils down to he said/she said. Contemporaneous conversations about an assault, after an assault are used as evidence in court. We recently saw James Comey testify to a Senate Committee about his contemporaneous conversations with other FBI officials concerning his discussions with Trump and what Trump asked him to do. The problem with sexual abuse, especially in the workplace, is that it’s victims tend to stay silent in order to keep their jobs. Many think no one will believe them and understand that if they step forward they are more likely to lose their job than the perpetrator. What’s happening with #MeToo is that victims of sexual predators are coming forward because there is strength in numbers.

          • AlternativeQuacks

            I’ve voted for Democrats my whole life. I loathe the Republican party. But I’m telling you that if the Democrats turn into the Neo-Puritan Sexual Innuendo Attack Dogs party, I will not vote for them anymore.

            As a gay man who grew up in the Midwest in the 60s and 70s, I instinctively, viscerally loathe puritans more than any other type of people. I remember having to sneak around dark alleys, I remember the gay bars that had 12 locks on the doors always worried about police raids, I remember the highway patrol doing entrapment with the “importuning” laws. I met men whose lives were ruined because they were attracted to the wrong person. That’s the kind of emotional background this brings up in me. And it makes my blood boil.

            The Democrats need to be very careful about how they handle this trend.

          • GayOldLady

            I don’t see the analogy. I grew up a decade before you, in the South, and I too despise the puritan attitude, but this isn’t about that. It’s about powerful men who think they can behave anyway they want with women and get away with it. Conyers work place behavior is sexual harassment. I’m not sure how to categorize Franken’s behavior.

          • JCF

            “Hysterical” females? [What does that make Kevin Spacey’s accusers?] Time for a time-out…

  • Jay George
    • safari

      I’m waiting for an impassioned speech about “regular order”.

    • Ninja0980

      Nope and I don’t get why others ever did.

    • Treant

      I never did.

      I suppose Collins might vote against it, but I wouldn’t count on it.

  • AlternativeQuacks

    This is the stupidest fucking thing ever! This is taking on all the characteristics of Salem Witch Trial mass sexual hysteria jump-on-the-bandwagon bullshit. And it’s going to cost the Democrats the 2018 elections. It’s turning into “just anyone accuse a man of anything that happened 30 years ago and he’s automatically guilty.” The Democrats are going to lose 90% of their male voters, and don’t think for a minute that the Republican women voters are going to offset that – they voted for TRUMP! They’re going to vote for MOORE!

    • Ninja0980

      I think Conyors should go but Franken.. Roger Stone hitjob written all over it.

    • LookielouE1707

      The salem witch trials were a case where the underlying accusations were not just unfounded but literally impossible. The current wave of accusations are, for the most part, not only plausible but corroborated, by indendent victim accounts if not by direct admissions. You’re better off with “red scare” as your analogy.

  • Yalma Cuder-Zicci

    Well, my head’s a’spinnin’ now.

  • FAEN

    Democrats-Weiner must go, Conyers must go, Franken must go!

    Republicans-Vitter? Wellll, he made a mistake but Jeebus has forgiven him. Roy Moore? They’re all liars. Trump? That isn’t even him on the tape. Why are Dems so judgmental.

    • Ninja0980

      Yup, not only that but if we don’t call for resignations RIGHT AWAY, we’re condoning abuse etc.

      • FAEN

        Agreed. I just hate the staggering hypocrisy.

  • Texndoc

    She got an earful from the ladies, didn’t she. They made excuse after excuse for Bill Clinton and I assume many aren’t going to take that again.

    • Ninja0980

      Many of the Bill Clinton accusers have shown themselves to be nothing more then right wing hacks who have no credibility at all.

      • Texndoc

        Imagine those who said nothing at all. Or do you think he’s a good boy and not an alley cat. As Vicki Lawrence’s Mama would say.

  • Friday’s_cat

    Hey, Nancy, where was your backbone, or common sense, in 2007 when you weasled, ” Impeachment is off the table”. Or could it be you sold out?
    Spare a republican war criminal and throw a fellow Democrat under the before the ethics committee meets?
    With friends like you Dems don’t need enemies.

  • SkokieGuy [ChicagoAdjacentGuy]

    [Commenting on Lauer] “Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera defended him, claiming that women who come forward with their sexual harassment experiences “may be criminalizing courtship.”

    Even Fox slapped back at him.

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/geraldo-rivera-matt-lauer-defense_us_5a1f253de4b0392a4ebad412?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009

  • Jimmy R

    You’re really annoying me, Nancy.

  • Ninja0980

    James Clyburn was clumsy in his defense of Conyers but he was 100% right in that all it took in the past for a jailing or worse of a black man or a gay one was an accusation of assault and you’d be jailed or worse.
    Not only that but given who leaked this info on Conyers, it was clearly done to help Moore and make Democrats look bad.
    Having said that, I do find his victims credible and think it’s time for him to go, something that should have happened a long time ago IMO.
    I will say this, I’m glad to see victims finally have a voice and that many of these predators are being exposed.
    But as others have said and the right wing has already shown, there will be people who lie to hurt the media and Democrats.
    And I fear there are too many on our side that will take the bait before realizing they threw an innocent man overboard.
    Conyors is not that man but the next one certainly could be.

  • Blake Mason

    I think democrats should be held to the same standards as republicans when is come to issues of ethics and morality. That said if we are going to give, or not give, democrats the benefit of the doubt, so we should/shouldn’t republicans. We can’t attack one party and give the other a pass because they believe they are above reproach.

  • hdtex
  • drbrentzenobia

    It’s about effing time. Past time actually, she should have said this last Sunday (or at least kept her mouth shut and wait for the facts to emerge.)

    All she’s done is further tarnish what little is left of her credibility. She needs to relinquish her leadership post and let the House Democrats choose a new leader far enough in advance of the 2018 elections to do some good.

  • JWC

    OK kiddies , we all know that sexual abuse is not right, but might I suggest we jump to the apparent short list. Any one who hasn’t : fondeled ,exposed, suggested, touched. or anything else in an unwanted sexual manner please stand

  • Mike

    Pelosi is horrible. She’s such a coward when she has Republicans in her face harping on her to do this or that right now, but when Democrats are angry and demand action, she brushes us off, tell us “impeachment is off the table,” and caves in to deplorables. I don’t know what Conyers is supposed to have done. Maybe he deserves to be burned at the stake, but Pelosi’s giving in to being shamed by the likes of those jackals is a sorry sight.

  • JCF

    Better late than never.

  • Jefe5084

    I would like her to retire and drink whiskey.

  • leastyebejudged

    People keep re-electing this fossil, yet claim with a straight face that the system works.

    Women have a great deal of revenge to seek, and they are not any better than men when it comes to THAT.