Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

20 Dem House Candidates Vow To Reject Pelosi

Politico reports: Clarke Tucker’s first general election ad for an Arkansas-based House race tries to defuse one of the GOP’s most potent attacks: “I’ve said from Day One,” the Democrat declares, “that I won’t vote for Nancy Pelosi.” Tucker, an Arkansas legislator who’s running against Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.), is one of at least 20 House Democratic challengers who’ve publicly ...

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Tom Steyer: Democrats Like Pelosi Are “Normalizing” Trump By Declining To Back His Calls For Impeachment

Politico reports: Tom Steyer says the Democrats telling him to call off his impeachment crusade are like those who told civil rights activists to be patient, and says Nancy Pelosi and others holding back on calling for impeachment are “normalizing” Donald Trump’s presidency. Steyer doesn’t care that Democratic leaders are worried that he could blow their chance at winning the ...

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Pelosi On Dems Who Oppose Her For House Speaker:
If They Have To Do That To Win, Fine, Just Win Baby

Axios reports: Nancy Pelosi, at a Politico event Tuesday, was asked what she thinks about Democratic candidates across the U.S. saying they won’t back her as Speaker: “I think if they have to do that to win the election, I’m all for it. Just win, baby.” Last week Pelosi told the Boston Globe that she will take back the gavel ...

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Nancy Pelosi: I’ll Run For House Speaker Again

Nancy Pelosi today declared the she will run again for House Speaker after the Democrats regain control: “We will win. I will run for speaker. I feel confident about it. And my members do, too,” Pelosi told The Boston Globe during a stop in the city for a Democratic fundraiser. Pelosi has previously discussed the importance of her role as ...

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Nancy Pelosi: Trump Is Lip Syncing His Policies

From the Hollywood Reporter: The ever-blurring lines between politics and pop culture grow fuzzier — and more fabulous! — when Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi pays a surprise visit this week to RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. Pelosi represents California’s 12th district in Congress, which includes all of San Francisco — so it’s safe to say she’s found her way around ...

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Dems To Target 100+ US House Seats In Midterms

NBC News reports: House Democrats are stepping on the gas, with plans to target over 100 Republican-held congressional districts in the November midterm elections. At House Democrats’ annual conference Thursday, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, is expected to tell colleagues the committee is expanding the battleground to include 101 Republicans — the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Nancy Pelosi Has Been Speaking On DACA For Over 7 Hours, Longest House Speech Since 1909

The Washington Post reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took the rare step Wednesday of giving a marathon speech supporting Democrats’ attempts to legalize the status of young immigrant “dreamers,” in a bid to pressure Republicans to act. Pelosi (D-Calif.) began talking shortly after 10 a.m., using her right as minority leader to speak for as long as she wants. ...

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McConnell Unveils Deal To Avert Another Shutdown

The Washington Post reports: Senate leaders have reached an agreement on a two-year budget deal, adding billions of dollars in federal spending. The bipartisan accord would lift statutory budget limits by more than $200 billion, provide tens of billions of dollars in disaster relief funding. Senate leaders unveiled the deal Wednesday after months of negotiations — and after Senate Democrats ...

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Nancy Pelosi Calls On Speaker Paul Ryan To Remove Devin Nunes As Chair Of House Intelligence Committee

Talking Points Memo reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday called on House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to remove Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) as chair of the House Intelligence Committee over his decision to edit the committee’s controversial memo before sending it to the White House for review. “The decision of Chairman Nunes and House Republicans to release ...

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White House: Bitter Pelosi Should Smile More [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Wednesday interview with Sarah Huckabee Sanders prompted women to take to Twitter and call out the White House press secretary for embracing the sexist trope that women should smile more. During the interview with Chris Cuomo, Sanders called out Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and said that she should “smile more.” The demand is often referenced by women ...

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New GOP Ad Attacks Pelosi On “Tax Cuts” [VIDEO]

There seems to be endless money for these: A group aligned with House GOP leadership rolled out an ad on Monday that attacks House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for her criticism of the new tax law. The American Action Network (AAN) said it is spending $1 million on the ad campaign, which will run on national television and digital ...

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Nancy Pelosi To Guest Judge On RuPaul’s Drag Race

The Washington Post reports: She might be more familiar with democracy, but top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi is soon going to show her expertise on a certain kind of monarchy: The California congresswoman is slated to appear as a guest judge on RuPaul’s drag-queen competition show “Drag Race All Stars.” Yep, the former House speaker will be sizing up the ...

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REPORT: Dems Very Likely To Regain House Majority

Axios reports: The one thing that could dramatically diminish President Trump’s chances of avoiding impeachment and chalking up legislative wins is Democrats winning the House. And, thanks to series of recent developments, Trump knows this no longer just seems plausible, but probable. Hill sources tell us that a House Democratic takeover is now likely. One strategist close to Republican leaders ...

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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 ...

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Pelosi Mocks Trump’s “Sad!” Empty Chair Photo Op

“Donald Trump now knows that his verbal abuse will no longer be tolerated. His empty chair photo opp showed he’s more interested in stunts than in addressing the needs of the American people. Poor Ryan and McConnell relegated to props. Sad!” – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Earlier today Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer canceled their White House ...

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Dems Cancel White House Meeting After Trump Rant

USA Today reports: Democratic leaders pulled out of a meeting scheduled with President Trump after the president tweeted that he didn’t see any possibility of striking a deal with them on immigration or other issues. “Given that the President doesn’t see a deal between Democrats and the White House, we believe the best path forward is to continue negotiating with ...

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Nancy Pelosi Defends “Icon” John Conyers, Says He Deserves “Due Process” On Sex Allegations [VIDEO]

Axios reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Rep. John Conyers — who has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women — is an “icon in our country.” She added, “He has done a great deal to protect women … I believe he understands what’s at stake here, and he will do the right thing.” Pelosi made the comments ...

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Pelosi: Impeachment Shouldn’t Be A Priority [VIDEO]

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that even if Democrats were to retake control of the House in the 2018 elections, pushing for impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump would not be one of their legislative priorities. “It’s not someplace that I think we should go,” Pelosi, appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” said of whether ...

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Trump Contradicts Democrats’ Claim Of DACA Deal

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump insisted Thursday morning that there was “no deal” with Democrats to extend protections for so-called Dreamers, but pleaded with congressional leaders to reach one, and vowed to push ahead with his border wall. “No deal was made last night on DACA. Massive border security would have to be agreed to in exchange for consent. ...

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Dems Encouraged About Midterm Prospects In House

The Hill reports: Democrats are feeling encouraged about their prospects of winning back the House next year despite a string of special election losses. A turbulent White House has left President Trump’s approval rating at a dismal 40 percent, and Democrats ended the House session watching the ObamaCare repeal effort collapse in the Senate. “There are a lot of reasons ...

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