Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Assembles Select House Panel On Climate Change

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi built out the Democratic roster for her special select panel on climate change, pulling from a mix of old and new lawmakers but leaving off the highest profile freshmen like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). “This new Select Committee will spearhead Democrats’ work to develop innovative, effective solutions to prevent and reverse the climate crisis,” Pelosi …

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POLL: Voters Trust Pelosi More Than They Trust Trump

Just out from Quinnipiac Polling: American voters trust House Speaker Nancy Pelosi more than President Donald Trump, 49 – 42 percent “on issues that are important to you,” according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today. Independent voters trust Pelosi more than President Trump 49 – 36 percent. Men are divided as 48 percent trust Trump more and 42 …

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Pelosi Invites Trump To Deliver SOTU On February 5th

The Associated Press reports: After weeks of uncertainty amidst the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi have finally agreed on a day for the State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress. According to a letter made public by Pelosi’s office, the two agreed on Feb. 5 to deliver the …

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Nancy Pelosi’s Office: There Will Be No SOTU Tomorrow

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address will not take place on Tuesday, an aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN. The aide confirmed that the address, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, will not happen — answering a key question about the address’s fate in the wake of the reopening of the federal government. …

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Nancy Pelosi: The SOTU Will Happen When I Say It Will

Roll Call reports: Yes, there is a deal to re-open the parts of the government shutdown since Dec. 22. No, we don’t know when the State of the Union will happen. “The State of the Union is not planned,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said. She reiterated what she said to President Donald Trump in her recent letters, that when the …

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BREAKING: Trump Caves To Democrats On Shutdown

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he would agree to a deal to fund the government without money for his much-desired border wall, effectively bringing an end to the longest shutdown in American history. The framework of the arrangement remained unclear. But a Democratic Hill aide said—and Trump later confirmed—that it would extend funding for …

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Pelosi On Stone’s Arrest: Interesting To See The Kind Of People Trump Has Surrounded Himself With [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House “will have to get to the truth” about election interference after Roger Stone was arrested as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, was indicted on charges that he lied to a House committee and obstructed Mueller’s investigation. Pelosi said …

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Pelosi Rips GOP’s “Let Them Eat Cake Attitude” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi lit into Donald Trump and his administration, accusing them of having a “Let them eat cake attitude” about federal workers and contractors who are going without pay. “What do they have? They have Wilbur Ross saying he doesn’t understand why oh, when he was asked about people going to food lines …

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Trump Caves To Pelosi On State Of The Union Address

Newsweek reports: The State of the Union address, the president’s annual speech, will not go ahead as planned on Jan. 29. President Donald Trump tweeted his decision to postpone the message late on Wednesday, hours after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi informed him that he would not be allowed to deliver the address to Congress until the government has …

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Pelosi Fires Back At Trump’s SOTU Letter: I Said “No”

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will block President Trump from delivering the State of the Union address in the House chamber on Jan. 29. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi said she would not move forward with the legislative steps needed for the address to take place. “The House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution …

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Trump Sends Letter To Pelosi: I’m Delivering The SOTU On The US House Floor Whether You Like It Or Not

The Hill reports: President Trump said Wednesday he will forge ahead with plans to deliver the State of the Union address in the House chamber on Jan. 29, despite objections from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said he has been assured by national security officials there are “no security concerns regarding the State of the …

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TWEETSTORM: Trump Rages At “Radical” Nancy Pelosi

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday sought to sell his new immigration proposal, which includes funding for a wall along the southern border and extended protection for certain immigrant groups, amid pushback from Democrats and hard-line conservatives. In several tweets, Trump singled out Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for her opposition to the proposal, calling her a “Radical Democrat” and …

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Pelosi Rejects Trump’s Wall Proposal As A “Non-Starter”

Reuters reports: U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday said an upcoming proposal by President Donald Trump to provide temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants in return for building a wall on the southwestern border with Mexico was “unacceptable.” Trump’s plan also does not “represent a good faith effort to restore certainty to people’s lives” and is unlikely …

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White House Denies That Trump Outed Pelosi’s Plan To Fly Commercial To Afghanistan: That’s A “Flat Out Lie”

Fox News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office accused the Trump administration on Friday of leaking plans for a congressional delegation to fly commercial to Afghanistan after they were denied military aircraft, saying the related security risks have forced them to postpone the trip — in the latest escalation of the bitter feud over the partial government shutdown. A senior …

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Pelosi’s Spox: Our Trip To Afghanistan Is Off Due To “Grave Threat” Created By Trump Revealing Its Details

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump and the White House’s revelation of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Afghanistan travel plans had put the group traveling there in danger and forced them to scrap the trip entirely, her spokesperson said Friday, pointing to a formal government assessment. After Trump decided to block Pelosi, D-Calif., and other lawmakers from using a military jet …

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Trump Rips Pelosi For Planning Travel During Shutdown

The Hill reports: President Trump slammed Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for planning to leave the country on a congressional delegation during the government shutdown. He also needled the Speaker for taking donations from California’s wine country, writing that workers would still have access to come work there even after a wall is built on the border. The tweet came a …

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Tapper: Trump Told The Taliban That Pelosi Is Coming

Mediaite reports: A visibly astonished and displeased Jake Tapper took pains to point out that when President Donald Trump ostentatiously canceled Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi‘s secret trip (with a congressional delegation) to Afghanistan, he compromised the entire delegation by announcing “to the world, including the Taliban,” that Pelosi was headed to the war-torn region. Tapper led Thursday’s edition …

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Trump Campaign Money Beg: Pelosi Has “Illegitimately Disinvited” Me From My VERY Important SOTU Address

Talking Points Memo reports: The Trump campaign on Thursday issued a fundraising pitch centered on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) request to reschedule this year’s State of the Union speech until the government is reopened. President Trump claimed in a campaign email sent to supporters that Democrats “illegitimately ‘disinvited’ me from making my scheduled and VERY important State of the Union …

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Lindsey Graham Blasts Trump’s Cancellation Of Pelosi’s Trip: One Sophomoric Action Doesn’t Deserve Another

The BBC reports: Mr Trump’s cancellation of the trip emerged barely half an hour before the Democratic speaker of the House of Representatives was scheduled to leave on Thursday afternoon. A White House official told US media the president was able to halt the foreign trip by Mrs Pelosi and a congressional delegation because they were set to use military …

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Furious Trump Cancels Pelosi’s International Travel

Politico reports: President Trump on Thursday said he is canceling Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned international travel in response to her request to postpone the State of the Union address due to the government shutdown. In a letter to Pelosi, Trump told her a congressional delegation trip she intended to take to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan “has been postponed.” The president …

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