Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi: No Vote Yet To Authorize Impeachment Probe

CNBC reports: House Democrats will not hold a vote to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump as of now, which the White House had sought, according to a person familiar with the discussions Tuesday evening. The decision to hold off on a formal vote comes amid growing pressure from Republican lawmakers and White House officials who have criticized …

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Why Pelosi Doesn’t Want An Impeachment Resolution

The Los Angeles Times reports: Beneath the heated argument of whether the House should have a formal resolution to open an impeachment inquiry is a potential benefit for Republicans, if they can force a vote: the chance to subpoena their own witnesses and information. In both the Nixon and Clinton impeachment inquiry resolutions, the minority party on the investigating committee …

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Glorious Leader: Nancy Pelosi Is “Guilty Of Treason”

The Washington Post reports: Since Democrats began an impeachment inquiry, President Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), the House Intelligence Committee chairman, by accusing him of treason and demanding that he be removed from office. On Sunday night, Trump repeated those claims on Twitter — and this time, suggested that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) …

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WH Preps Formal Objection To Impeachment Probe

Time Magazine reports: The White House is preparing to formally object to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry as soon as today, saying it won’t cooperate with the probe because it was initiated without a vote of the House. The White House Counsel’s Office was preparing to send a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi objecting to the form of the impeachment investigation, …

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Pelosi: Trump Is “Scared” Of The Impeachment Inquiry

ABC News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is “scared” of the impeachment inquiry she launched last week centered on a whistleblower complaint alleging he pressured Ukraine to help investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and interfere in the 2020 presidential election. “I think the president knows the argument that can be made against him, …

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LIVE VIDEO: Top Dems Hold Impeachment Presser

The New York Daily News reports: Rep. Adam Schiff, who as the head of the House Intelligence Committee has become the public face of the Democrats impeachment inquiry, will attend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s weekly press conference later Wednesday morning. Pelosi’s office announced that the Democrat from California will take part in the presser late Tuesday. ​​Schiff’s panel last week …

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Pelosi: Trump Has Classified Whistleblower Complaint

Raw Story reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday spoke with reporters after reading the unredacted whistleblower complaint concerning President Donald Trump. Pelosi made her statement after emerging from the “Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) where the document is being held. She said that she could not speak about what she had read, because the administration had classified the whistleblower complaint. …

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Trump Can’t Believe Call To Pelosi Didn’t Stop Inquiry

CNN reports: President Donald Trump was incredulous Tuesday as he sat in Trump Tower and watched House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announce she was launching a formal impeachment inquiry against him, sources familiar with the moment say. Sitting in the same building where he launched his long shot presidential campaign four years ago, Trump said he couldn’t believe it, he later …

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McConnell Rages: Pelosi Caved To the Dem Far-Left

Via press release from Mitch McConnell’s office: “Washington Democrats have been searching for ways to reverse their 2016 election defeat since before President Trump was even inaugurated. “The result has been a two-and-a-half-year impeachment parade in search of a rationale. When investigations by Special Counsel Mueller and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence deflated their breathless accusations of a campaign …

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Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry [VIDEO]

AND IT’S ON. The New York Times reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday that the House would begin a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump, opening a fresh chapter of confrontation in response to startling allegations that the president sought to enlist a foreign power for his own political gain. “The president must be held acccountable,” she said after …

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Pelosi To Announce Formal Impeachment Proceedings

NBC News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who for months resisted efforts to launch impeach proceedings against President Donald Trump, will announce later Tuesday a formal inquiry, according to two Democratic sources close to her. Pelosi’s change of heart comes as dozens of House Democrats — now totaling more than two-thirds of the caucus — have come out in …

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Top Dems Huddle On Creating Impeachment Panel

The Washington Post reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Democrats are privately discussing the creation of a select committee to conduct the possible impeachment of President Trump, according to multiple lawmakers and congressional aides, underscoring the momentum in the chamber to oust the president. The California Democrat has spoken to key allies in recent days about establishing a special …

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Politico: Dem Holdouts Rush Toward Impeachment

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi and party leaders are ramping up their offensive against President Donald Trump for pressuring Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden — with a potential House vote on a resolution condemning Trump as the caucus edges toward impeachment. Pelosi spent all weekend and Monday working the phones, including reaching out to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry …

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Pelosi: Pass New Laws So Presidents Can Be Indicted

NPR reports: In an exclusive interview with NPR, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has not changed her mind on pursuing impeachment but is ready to change the law to restrain presidential power and make it clear that a sitting president can, in fact, be indicted. “I do think that we will have to pass some laws that will have …

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House Dems To Target McConnell In Fall Messaging

Axios reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will escalate her caucus’ anti-Mitch McConnell messaging this fall, testing a theory that this can be more effective than just continuing the party’s anti-Trump rhetoric, Democratic leadership aides tell Axios. Democrats are still divided over how much to focus on President Trump ahead of the 2020 elections — and they’re aware that “Trump fatigue” …

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Pelosi: Trump Properties Are “Cesspool Of Corruption”

Via press release from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: President Trump is violating the Constitution by making money off of his lavish, ritzy resort properties, ultimately prioritizing his profits over the interests of the American people. First, Trump suggested holding the G7 Summit at his Doral golf resort in Florida. Now, the White House is walking back their previous statements that …

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Pelosi To Trump: Call Back The Senate For Gun Action

Just in from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: In light of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s continuing obstruction, Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to President Donald Trump today requesting he call the United States Senate back into session immediately under his powers in Article II Section 3 of the Constitution to consider House-passed bipartisan gun violence prevention legislation, in the …

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Pelosi: Trump’s Son-In-Law Is A Baltimore “Slumlord”

Talking Points Memo reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday fiercely defended Rep. Elijah Cummings in the wake of President Trump’s attacks on the Maryland Democrat and the Baltimore-area district he represents. Pelosi, who was born in Baltimore and whose father and brother were both mayors of the city, accused the president of projecting his own “insecurity” on Cummings. She …

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Chuck Schumer Dodges On Supporting Impeachment

Politico reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday dodged questions on whether he would support the House beginning a formal inquiry to impeach President Donald Trump. “I believe that … Speaker Pelosi is handling this appropriately,” Schumer told reporters. Schumer’s deference to Pelosi comes after Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the No. 3 Democrat in the Senate, said over the …

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Pelosi On Impeachment: I’m Not Trying To Run Out The Clock, We’ll Proceed When We Have What We Need

CNN reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded to her Democratic critics Friday who say she’s not moving fast enough on impeaching President Donald Trump and promised her approach wouldn’t be “endless.” “No, I’m not trying to run out the clock,” Pelosi said at a news conference on Capitol Hill. “Let’s get sophisticated about this, OK?” Pelosi repeated her long-standing position …

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