Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

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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TOMORROW: House To Vote On War Powers Limits

The New York Times reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Wednesday that the House would vote on Thursday to force President Trump to quickly wind down military action against Iran unless he is given explicit authorization from Congress, opening what promised to be a searing debate over presidential war powers. Ms. Pelosi made her announcement as lawmakers breathed a sigh …

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Senate Dems Break With Pelosi On Holding Articles

Politico reports: Democrats are finally acknowledging that their efforts to extract concessions from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial are coming to an end. Though Speaker Nancy Pelosi is still withholding the House’s impeachment articles from McConnell’s Senate, Democrats’ hopes of swaying the GOP leader have dimmed after McConnell secured the votes in his caucus …

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Pelosi To Attempt To Limit Trump With War Powers Vote

Axios reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced in a letter Sunday that the House will this week “introduce and vote on a War Powers Resolution to limit” President Trump’s “military actions regarding Iran.” Pelosi announced the action as Trump ramped up his rhetoric against Iran and also threatened Iraq with sanctions after Iraqi lawmakers passed a resolution asking the government …

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Graham Gives Pelosi Ultimatum On Impeachment

Fox News reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., insists that if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not deliver articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate by the end of the week, the Senate should “take matters in our own hands.” What I would do, if she continues to refuse to send the articles as required by the Constitution, I …

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Pelosi: Trump Acted Without Authorization Of Congress

NBC News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling on the Trump administration to immediately brief lawmakers on the U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian commander in Iraq and what the White House plans to do next. “Tonight’s airstrike risks provoking further dangerous escalation of violence. America — and the world — cannot afford to have tensions escalate to …

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Trump Spends Xmas Ranting About “Crazy Nancy”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a pair of tweets Christmas night, decrying what he called a “Scam Impeachment.” The tweets come a week after the House voted largely along party lines to impeach Trump. The two articles of impeachment accuse Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Why …

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Nancy Pelosi Dismisses Trump’s “Phony Complaints”

ABC News reports: President Trump on Monday complained about the process that led to his impeachment and lashed out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) over her decision to delay sending articles of impeachment to the Senate. Trump inaccurately described the House impeachment inquiry as a “trial,” railing against the process in the lower chamber as “unfair” and claiming that …

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Pelosi Formally Invites Trump To Give SOTU Address

NBC News reports: Less than 48 hours after she gaveled in the votes making him the third president to be impeached in United States history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 4. The three-paragraph letter to the president says she’s extending the invitation …

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Nancy Pelosi: I’ll Send The Articles To The Senate After Mitch McConnell Reveals His Plan For Trump’s Trial

NBC News reports: Speaking to reporters, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — who must send the two House-passed articles of impeachment to the Senate before a trial of the president can begin — said she had no intention of taking action until she heard from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about this plans. Pelosi said she will move forward “when we …

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McConnell: Pelosi Is Afraid To Send Me The Articles

The Associated Press reports: The top Senate Republican is denouncing the “unfair” House impeachment of President Donald Trump and reassuring Trump and his supporters that “moments like this are why the United States Senate exists.” Sen. Mitch McConnell, in a Thursday floor speech, accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being afraid to send “their shoddy work product to the Senate” …

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