Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Graham Rages At Pelosi: Blaming Trump For Deaths Is “The Most Disgusting Political Statement In History”

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday railed against Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after she said President Trump’s response to the coronavirus outbreak was having deadly consequences. “She’s blaming the president of the United States for people dying because of the way he’s led the country,” Graham, a vocal Trump ally, said on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “That’s …

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Pelosi: “As The President Fiddles, People Are Dying”

The Washington Post reports: Nancy Pelosi today sharply criticized Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that his actions have resulted in the loss of American lives and warning against the relaxing of social-distancing guidelines. “His denial at the beginning was deadly. His delay in getting equipment to where it’s needed is deadly. I think the best thing [to do …

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House Approves Virus Relief Bill In Early Morning Vote

Politico reports: The House passed sweeping legislation Saturday to respond to the coronavirus outbreak battering the nation, an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote to expand access to free testing, provide $1 billion in food aid and extend sick leave benefits to vulnerable Americans. The bill’s bipartisan passage, 363-40, was virtually assured when President Donald Trump backed the measure — largely hammered out …

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LIVE VIDEO: Pelosi Speaks On Coronavirus Reponse

ABC News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver a statement Friday afternoon about a legislative package to respond to the spread of the coronavirus, with measures including free testing, paid emergency sick leave, and increasing funds for food security programs and Medicaid. The House did not vote on the bill Thursday, but may do so on Friday, after extensive …

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Pelosi Rejects Call For Recess Over Coronavirus Threat

The Hill reports: With the Capitol consumed by anxiety over the coronavirus, Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) rose in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday and told his Democratic colleagues they should leave Washington and return home to their districts, where they would be safer. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) immediately quashed the idea, according to multiple sources in the room. “We …

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Congress May Recess Over Virus, Pelosi To Consider

NBC News reports: Members of Congress are becoming increasingly anxious about coronavirus, and there is growing pressure on leadership to take steps to protect lawmakers — even potentially recessing for a period of weeks — two Democratic congressional sources said Sunday. Multiple sources said anxiety was on the rise among lawmakers as more cases are reported and the virus spreads. …

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Susan Sarandon Tweets Call To Unseat Nancy Pelosi

From the conservative Washington Examiner: Actress and activist Susan Sarandon hit back at 2020 Democrat Pete Buttigieg for claiming that front-runner Bernie Sanders could undermine down-ballot Democrats if he is the party’s nominee in November. “Senator Sanders is ignoring, dismissing, or even attacking the very Democrats we absolutely must send to Capitol Hill in order to keep Nancy Pelosi as …

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Pelosi: Cowardly McConnell Betrayed The Constitution

Nancy Pelosi writes for the Washington Post: The president’s lawyers all but concede his misconduct. Their argument was only that Congress and the American people have no right to stop him from using his power to cheat in our elections. With their vote, Senate Republicans embraced this darkest vision of power: that if the president believes his reelection is good …

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Mike Pompeo Ridicules Pelosi With Simpsons Image

The Hill reports: A former writer for “The Simpsons” on Wednesday ripped Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for using a snapshot from the show to knock Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), saying “please do not ever ever ever use Simpsons material in your twitter or watch the show or refer to it in any way.” Bill Oakley, along with his writing …

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Trump Snubs Pelosi At SOTU, She Rips Up His Speech

USA Today reports: From start to finish, President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address was marked by partisan tension that spilled out in the exchange between the leaders of both parties: Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. He refused to shake her hand after she introduced him. She tore his speech up and tossed it aside as soon …

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Pelosi Slams McConnell’s “Dark Of Night” Trial Plan

Just in from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “Leader McConnell’s plan for a dark of night impeachment trial confirms what the American people have seen since Day One: the Senate GOP Leader has chosen a cover-up for the President, rather than honor his oath to the Constitution. Shamefully, this sham proposal does not even allow for admitting the House record into …

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BOOK: Steve Bannon Called Pelosi “A Total Assassin”

Another excerpt from the coming A Very Stable Genius: The night of January 23 [2017], the first Monday of his presidency, Trump came face‑to‑face with House and Senate leaders from both parties at a White House reception. At a long table in the State Dining Room, Steve Bannon could not stop looking at Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi assumed Trump would open …

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Republicans Stew About Pelosi’s Impeachment Pens

Fox News reports: Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., mocked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for using commemorative pens with her name inscribed on them to sign a resolution to transmit two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate for trial. “It’s a very solemn and prayerful moment, guys, when you saw those gold-encrusted commemorative pens that Nancy Pelosi had …

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Nancy Pelosi Raised $87M For Dem Candidates In 2019

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) raised more than $87 million for Democratic candidates in 2019, her office announced Thursday morning. The record figure represents a $37.6 million increase from the $49.5 million she raised in 2017, it noted, adding that the fundraising haul included $75 million raised directly for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Pelosi’s office said she held …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Delivers Impeachment Articles

Talking Points Memo reports: It’s a legal term — a noun — describing the final version of a document. The verb from which it comes, traditionally and in this legal sense, is to engross, meaning “to prepare the usually final handwritten or printed text of (an official document).” More immediately, the term engrossment is being used in connection with the …

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Pelosi: Trump Will Be Impeached Forever [VIDEO]

“Let me just say, it’s Sunday morning, I’d like to talk about some more pleasant subjects than the erratic nature of this president of the United States, but he has to know that every knock from him is a boost. He’s the president who said I should have impeached George Bush, because of the war in Iraq, and now he’s …

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Pelosi To Transmit Articles Of Impeachment Next Week

The Washington Post reports: “I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the Floor next week a resolution to appoint managers and transmit articles of impeachment to the Senate,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Pelosi said in a letter to colleagues Friday. The House voted Dec. 18 to impeach Trump on two charges — …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Votes To Limit Trump’s War Powers

CBS News reports: The House is set to vote Thursday afternoon on a resolution limiting President Trump’s ability to engage in hostilities against Iran under the 1973 War Powers Resolution, as Democrats attempt to reassert Congress’ constitutional authority to declare war amid a tense standoff with the Islamic Republic. Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled the resolution on Wednesday, and lawmakers debated …

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McConnell Backs Measure To Dismiss Impeachment If Pelosi Doesn’t Send Senate The Articles By This Sunday

The Hill reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is backing a resolution to change the Senate’s rules to allow for lawmakers to dismiss articles of impeachment against President Trump before the House sends them over. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced on Thursday that McConnell has signed on as a co-sponsor to the resolution, which he introduced earlier this week. …

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Pelosi Holds Firm On Transmitting Articles To Senate

The Guardian reports: Speaking to reporters at her weekly press conference, Nancy Pelosi repeated her desire to understand the parameters of a Senate trial before transmitting the articles of impeachment. “As I’ve said right from the start: we need to see the arena in which we are sending our managers,” Pelosi said. “Is that too much to ask?” The speaker …

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