Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Questions Trump’s “Manhood” Over Border Wall

The Washington Post reports: Moments after returning to Capitol Hill after an Oval Office standoff with President Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi questioned Trump’s manhood and said the border wall was a matter of masculine pride. “It’s like a manhood thing for him. As if manhood could ever be associated with him. This wall thing,” said the California congresswoman. …

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Trump Gets Into Heated Argument With Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer Over Border Wall Funding [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump on Tuesday engaged in an extraordinary argument with Democratic congressional leaders over his demand for border-wall funding, threatening a government shutdown if he does not get the money. “I will be the one to shut it down,” he told House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) at the White …

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Democrats Nominate Nancy Pelosi For House Speaker

NBC News reports: Nancy Pelosi has been chosen by House Democrats to lead them in the new Congress, but she still faces a showdown vote for House speaker when lawmakers convene in January. Pelosi ran unopposed as the nominee for speaker in a closed-door Democratic caucus election Wednesday despite unrest from those clamoring for new leadership. The California Democrat faces …

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Nancy Pelosi Close To Clinching House Speaker Job

Reuters reports: Nancy Pelosi was expected on Wednesday to become the Democratic nominee for speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, giving her the inside track to reclaim the House’s top job in January, unless critics in her own party block her. The 78-year-old San Francisco liberal, a frequent target of Republicans on the campaign trail, faces a small faction …

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Rep. Marcia Fudge Endorses Pelosi For House Speaker

The Hill reports: Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) endorsed Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for Speaker in the next Congress in a surprise move, abandoning the idea of challenging her. Fudge, who huddled with Pelosi in the Capitol on Friday, said Pelosi has offered to restore a defunct subcommittee on elections, and to make Fudge the chairwoman. “Leader Pelosi has …

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Trump: I Can Get GOP Reps To Vote For Nancy Pelosi

Roll Call reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday said he can twist enough House Republican arms to give Nancy Pelosi the necessary votes to become speaker. The California Democrat publicly says she has ample support within her own caucus to secure the gavel. But all indications are a floor vote could be close, meaning Republicans could opt — for a …

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Fudge Meets With Pelosi, Speaker Bid Decision Soon

Roll Call reports: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi met with her potential competition for the speaker’s gavel on Friday, Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge, who left the meeting still contemplating a bid. “No,” Fudge told reporters when asked if Pelosi asked her not to run. “What she asked me was basically how we could get to a point where I could be …

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Pelosi Confident In Winning House Speaker’s Gavel

CNN reports: Nancy Pelosi continued to express confidence on Thursday that she will become House Speaker in the next Congress, despite the fact that her detractors are growing more outspoken in their criticism of the long-time Democratic leader and Rep. Marcia Fudge publicly weighs a potential challenge against her. Pelosi downplayed the possibility that Fudge could enter the speakers’ race …

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Dems Plan “Subpoena Cannon” For Trump And Cronies

Axios reports: House Democrats plan to probe every aspect of President Trump’s life and work, from family business dealings, the Space Force and his tax returns to possible “leverage” by Russia, top Democrats tell us. One senior Democratic source said the new majority, which takes power in January, is preparing a “subpoena cannon,” like an arena T-shirt cannon. Adam Schiff …

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Pelosi Demands Acting AG Recuse Himself On Mueller

Yahoo News reports: House minority leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called on newly appointed acting attorney general Matt Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election meddling. Whitaker, the former chief of staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, succeeded Sessions Wednesday after the one-time Alabama senator resigned at Trump’s direction. Whitaker criticized Mueller for …

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Nancy Pelosi: Tomorrow Will Be A New Day For America

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the House minority leader who may soon be speaker, on Tuesday celebrated Democratic victories in that chamber, as the party inched toward reclaiming the majority. “Tomorrow will be a new day in America,” she declared at an election night party. “We have all had enough of division,” she said. “The American …

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Pelosi to Colbert: Dems Will Win The House [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: On Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Late Show,” Pelosi boldly predicted Democrats would win big in November’s midterm elections. “Let me say this: Up until today, I would have said if the election were held today, we will win,” Pelosi told Colbert. “Now I’m saying is, we will win, we will win, we will win,” she added. …

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Gingrich: Odds Are Pelosi Will Become Speaker [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said Thursday that he believes the odds are “two out of three” that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will become Speaker following November’s midterm elections, despite some opposition from within her own party. “I would say, first of all ,Nancy Pelosi is a very smart, very tough person who has …

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MIAMI: Proud Boys Scream At “Fucking Communist” Nancy Pelosi In Protest Organized By GOP [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: Nancy Pelosi was hounded by a group of protesters in Florida — with some cursing and calling her a “communist.” Video of the confrontation shows the small group of hecklers shouting obscenities and calling Pelosi a communist in English and Spanish as she walks into a Wednesday campaign event for congressional hopeful Donna Shalala in …

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Nancy Pelosi To Make Passage Of LGBT “Equality Act” A Top Priority If Democrats Regain Control Of The House

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: With expectations of a “blue” wave in the congressional mid-terms and good chances Democrats will retake control of the U.S. House, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has signaled that comprehensive LGBT non-discrimination legislation will be a top priority if she becomes speaker. Speaking at an event Tuesday at the John F. Kennedy …

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Pelosi: The Border Wall Is A “Manhood Issue” For Trump

Roll Call reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said today there is nothing she would trade for President Donald Trump’s border wall, setting a hard negotiating stance in advance of an expected December showdown over the issue. “It happens to be like a manhood issue for the president, building a wall, and I’m not interested in that,” the California Democrat …

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Pelosi: Impeaching Kavanaugh Is A Possibility [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi affirmed that the House Democratic caucus is ready to move forward with impeaching controversial Supreme Court nominee and alleged sexual assaulter and rapist Brett Kavanaugh should the Democrats retake the majority after the 2018 midterm elections. Pelosi’s support for such a move is conditional on one thing, however, the truth or …

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Internal RNC Poll Finds Pelosi More Popular Than Trump

Bloomberg reports: President Trump likes to mock Nancy Pelosi, but a private survey conducted for the Republican National Committee finds that she’s actually more popular—and beats the president when the midterm election is framed as a contest between the two. The internal poll, conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and obtained by Bloomberg Businessweek, asks registered voters who they support “when …

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Nancy Pelosi Urges Paul Ryan To Make It Clear That “Thug” Putin Is Not Welcome To Address Congress

Via press release from Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: “The notion that President Trump would invite a tyrant to Washington is beyond belief. Putin’s ongoing attacks on our elections and on Western democracies and his illegal actions in Crimea and the rest of Ukraine deserve the fierce, unanimous condemnation of the international community, not a VIP ticket to our nation’s capital. …

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Trump Threatens “Low IQ” Rep. Maxine Waters

Glorious Leader just effectively invited his cultists to physically attack a member of Congress. President Trump on Monday responded to Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-Calif.) call for supporters to confront administration officials in public, saying the congresswoman should be careful what she wishes for. Waters on Saturday called on supporters to confront Trump Cabinet officials in public spaces like restaurants and …

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