Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Fox Host: Pelosi Wants To Be Ambassador To Italy

Maria Bartiromo writes for Fox Business: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is planning her next move after an expected Republican victory in November. Sources tell FOX Business that Pelosi wants President Biden to nominate her to become the next U.S. ambassador to Italy if the GOP takes the House majority in the midterm elections. Biden is holding the spot for the …

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Paul Pelosi Pleads Guilty In DUI Crash, Gets Probation

TMZ reports: Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul, just pled guilty to a DUI charge stemming from his May car accident and arrest. According to court records, obtained by TMZ, Pelosi pled guilty to one count of DUI. He was sentenced to three years probation and 5 days of jail time, with credit for time served. As part of the probation terms, …

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Xi Asked Biden To Prevent Pelosi’s Trip To Taiwan

The Washington Post reports: Just days before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to visit Taiwan, Chinese President Xi Jinping had a request of President Biden: Find a way to keep Pelosi from visiting. Xi’s request in a July 28 call with Biden followed myriad warnings Chinese officials made to U.S. counterparts of what China might do in retaliation for …

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House Passes Inflation Reduction Act In 220-207 Vote

The Washington Post reports: House Democrats on Friday approved a sprawling bill to lower prescription drug costs, address global warming, raise taxes on some billion-dollar corporations and reduce the federal deficit, sending to President Biden the long-delayed, last component of his economic agenda in time for this year’s elections. The 220-207 vote marked the culmination of more than a year …

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TODAY: House Expected To Pass Sweeping Climate Bill

NBC News reports: The House is expected to pass a sweeping Democratic bill to combat climate change and extend health care coverage Friday, sending it to President Joe Biden for his signature. Passing the Inflation Reduction Act would deliver a major victory for the Democratic Party less than three months before the November midterm elections and cap nearly a year …

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China Sanctions Pelosi, Halts US Talks On Key Issues

Axios reports: China imposed undefined sanctions on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and her immediate family members on Friday after she infuriated Beijing with an overnight trip to Taiwan earlier this week. Why it matters: China’s Foreign Ministry also announced it was ending talks with the U.S. on climate change, military issues, anti-drug measures and other matters in retaliation for …

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China Begins Live-Fire Military Drills Around Taiwan

NBC News reports: China began its promised military drills in the airspace and waters around Taiwan on Thursday, as the Beijing-claimed island braces for the potential fallout of U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit. China’s People’s Liberation Army launched several ballistic missiles into waters off northeastern and southwestern Taiwan starting at 1:56 p.m. (1:56 a.m. ET), Taiwan’s military news agency reported, …

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Pelosi Departs Taiwan After Historic Visit [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: After weeks of silence ahead of a high-stakes visit to Taiwan, Speaker Nancy Pelosi was anything but understated on Wednesday during a day of high-profile meetings, in which she offered support for Taiwan and irked China. In a pair of morning meetings that were partly broadcast online, Ms. Pelosi met with Taiwanese lawmakers and then …

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Taiwanese Government Sites Attacked As Pelosi Arrives

NBC News reports: Key Taiwanese websites experienced outages Tuesday due to  cyberattacks just ahead of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan. The attacks hit at least four websites — those of President Tsai Ing-wen, the National Defense Ministry, the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the country’s largest airport, Taiwan Taoyuan International. It wasn’t clear where the cyberattacks came from. Their …

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Taipei Skyscraper Welcomes Pelosi To Taiwan [Video]

The Washington Examiner reports: In a statement shortly after she stepped off the plane, Pelosi said: “Our Congressional delegation’s visit to Taiwan honors America’s unwavering commitment to supporting Taiwan’s vibrant Democracy.” As Pelosi’s plane entered Taiwanese airspace, Chinese fighter jets were reported to be crossing the Taiwan strait, a body of water separating China and Taiwan. Taiwan’s largest building, Taipei …

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LIVE VIDEO: Speaker Nancy Pelosi Arrives In Taiwan

The New York Times reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday, making the highest-level visit by a U.S. official in 25 years and setting up a tense standoff with China that could lead to more aggressive military posturing. The trip is likely to prompt a sharp response from China, which bristles at any perceived challenge to its claims …

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All Sides Brace For Impact Of Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit

The Washington Post reports: The Chinese and Taiwanese militaries dispatched fighter jets, ordered military exercises and bolstered combat readiness as Taiwan prepared to host House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for a visit that has triggered dire warnings from China’s leadership and sharply escalated tensions between Beijing and Washington. Pelosi is expected to arrive in Taiwan on Tuesday night local time, …

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WH Warns China: Don’t Overreact To Pelosi’s Asia Tour

The Washington Post reports: The White House warned Monday that a potential visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) could prompt China to take significant inflammatory actions in response, and urged Beijing not to take advantage of the trip or see it as a pretext for provocation. “China appears to be positioning itself to take further steps in …

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Officials: Pelosi To Visit Taiwan Despite China’s Threats

CNN reports: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan as part of her tour of Asia, according to a senior Taiwanese government official and a US official, despite warnings from Biden administration officials, who are worried about China’s response to such a high-profile visit. The stop — the first for a US House speaker in 25 years …

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Pelosi Omits Taiwan From Asian Countries Tour List

Politico reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed Sunday that she will be visiting Asia but did not mention whether she will make a stop in Taiwan. “Today, our Congressional delegation travels to the Indo-Pacific to reaffirm America’s strong and unshakeable commitment to our allies and friends in the region,” the California Democrat said in a statement. “In Singapore, Malaysia, South …

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Twitter Forces Removal Of Chinese Threat To Pelosi

Reuters reports: Prominent Chinese commentator Hu Xijin said on Saturday he deleted a tweet warning of military retaliation should U.S. fighter jets escort House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on any visit to Taiwan, after Twitter blocked his account. If Pelosi were to visit Taiwan, Hu, a nationalist firebrand with a wide Twitter following, wrote, “Our fighter jets should deploy all obstructive …

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China Threatens To Shoot Down Nancy Pelosi’s Plane

Politico reports: U.S. defense officials are increasingly concerned that China would see a congressional delegation to Taiwan, escorted by military aircraft, as an invasion. That rhetoric escalated Friday when Hu Xijin, a commentator with the Chinese-state-owned Global Times, threatened that China’s military could down the speaker’s plane. “If US fighter jets escort Pelosi’s plane into Taiwan, it is invasion,” Hu …

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China Vows “Forceful Measures” If Pelosi Visits Taiwan

Reuters reports: China’s government warned on Tuesday it would take “forceful measures” if U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan, after the Financial Times said she would go to the Chinese-claimed island next month. Pelosi and her delegation will also visit Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore, and spend time in Hawaii at the headquarters of U.S. Indo-Pacific command, …

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Pelosi Meets With Pope, Receives Communion At Vatican

NPR reports: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights. Pelosi attended the morning Mass marking the feasts of St. Peter and St. Paul, during which Francis bestowed the woolen pallium stole on newly consecrated archbishops. …

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Pelosi Readies Bills To Codify Landmark SCOTUS Rulings

Axios reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Monday said she’s preparing votes on a number of bills protecting abortion as well as codifying landmark Supreme Court decisions as a response to the court overturning Roe v. Wade. In a “Dear Colleague” letter to her caucus, Pelosi hinted at bills to respond to Justice Clarence Thomas’ concurring opinion in Dobbs …

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