June 14, 2024

Nancy Pelosi Marks Cesar Chavez Day, Trans Visibility Day on Easter Sunday

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) marked Transgender Visibility Day and César Chávez Day on Easter Sunday, though California state government offices will only observe Chávez Day on Monday, April 1. Pelosi issued a tweet honoring the late farmworker union organizer and civil rights leader on Sunday, shortly after posting a message of Easter greetings to Christians

Pelosi: I Question if Netanyahu Is ‘Capable of Peace’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of “CNN NewsNight,” Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that she has “always questioned” whether Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “was capable of peace,” and that there needs to be an investigation beyond the one Israel is doing on the strike that killed World Central Kitchen workers in order for Israel to get

Pelosi: House GOP ‘Greatly Diminished’ Our Reputation in the World

Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “All In” that Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) and Republicans in control of the House have “greatly diminished” the reputation United States in the world by how they are dealing with Ukraine aid. Pelosi said, “It is very important busy time for all of us to talk about

Report: Crenshaw, Pelosi, McConnell, Goldman Among Top 2023 Stock Traders

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Several establishment members of Congress were among the top lawmakers to successfully trade stocks in 2023, a report by Unusual Whales found Tuesday. The findings raise concerns that many members of Congress trade stocks based on information unavailable to the public. Some of the most notable establishment members

Donald Trump again conflates Biden and Obama, claims he mixes Haley and Pelosi up on purpose

Former President Donald Trump once again conflated President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama during a Virginia rally Saturday evening. “Putin has so little respect for Obama that he’s starting to throw around the nuclear word. You heard that. Nuclear. He’s starting to talk nuclear weapons today,” Trump chided during his rally. Rallygoers quickly […]

David DePape Found Guilty of Assaulting Paul Pelosi with Hammer, Attempted Kidnapping

(AFP) The man who attacked the husband of top US lawmaker Nancy Pelosi with a hammer in the couple’s California home was found guilty Thursday in a San Francisco federal court. Jurors convicted David DePape of assault for the attack in which he fractured Paul Pelosi’s skull. He was also found guilty of attempting to

David DePape weeps on stand, apologizes to Paul Pelosi for hammer attack

The man accused of brutally attacking former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer apologized in court Tuesday, while describing conspiracy theories about why he went to the couple’s San Francisco home to end what he viewed as government corruption.  In remarks that lasted more than an hour, a tearful David DePape explained how […]

Pelosi: ‘Probably would be a good idea’ if Menendez resigned

Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi is perhaps the most prominent political figure in the Democratic Party to endorse Menendez’s resignation. | Francis Chung/POLITICO House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi on Monday said Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) should resign, adding the weight of one of Washington’s most prominent Democrats to the lengthening list of party members urging the

Alex Soros Meets with Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill

Alex Soros, the heir to George Soros’s billion-dollar leftwing non-profit empire, held a meeting with former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Capitol Hill Thursday. Soros shared a photo of the two standing inside Pelosi’s office.  “Always great to see the American hero that is @SpeakerPelosi!” Soros posted online.  Always great to see the American

Pelosi on Trump Blaming Her for January 6: ‘There Is a Sickness There’

During an appearance on MSNBC’s “The Sunday Show,” House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said former President Donald Trump is sick and knows he is responsible for the January 6, 2021 riot at the Capitol after he blamed her. Anchor Jonathan Capehart asked, “The former president at the United States, Donald Trump, on Meet the

Pelosi mocks McCarthy’s ‘ever incredibly shrinking speakership’

House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s concessions to conservatives on his right flank to win his leadership position have diminished the worth of the position. “I think it’s an ever incredibly shrinking speakership,” Pelosi told CNN’s Anderson Cooper, pointing to the concessions McCarthy made to become speaker. “It

Pelosi: I’m Running Partly to Thwart Trump

As she did when we spoke last month during a day I spent this summer with her in San Francisco, Pelosi veered between acknowledging the city’s challenges with homelessness, crime and business closures and complaining about its dire portrayal in the news media. “The fact is, it’s contained, and we will deal with it, but

What no one will say out loud about Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi has raised $3.5 million in the first six months of the year between her campaign and political action committees, a haul that suggests she could run for reelection in November 2src24 if she wanted. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Nancy Pelosi’s future has been the subject of whispers in her hometown since the Democrats lost

The Pelosi daughter at Dianne Feinstein’s side

Nancy Corinne Prowda, left, accompanies Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) as she leaves the Capitol on Thursday, May 11, 2src23. | Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images When Sen. Dianne Feinstein walked into the Capitol last week, ending a monthslong medical absence, she was accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a small entourage of

Nancy Pelosi to Endorse Adam Schiff in California’s U.S. Senate Race If Dianne Feinstein Retires

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the former speaker of the House, has said she would endorse Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) in California’s United States Senate race if the longtime incumbent, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chooses to retire. Pelosi told Axios on Thursday that she would make the endorsement if Feinstein, who has still not made a final decision on

John Boehner Cries in Nancy Pelosi Tribute During Speaker’s Portrait Unveiling

Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) became choked up on Wednesday as he spoke about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at a ceremony for the unveiling of Pelosi’s speaker’s portrait. Boehner, who is known for crying, was speaking during the event about his and his family’s appreciation for Pelosi, whom he succeeded in 2011, when

GOP Rep. Perry: ‘Pelosi Ran Congress Like a Prison Camp with No Accountability’

Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ran Congress “like a prison camp with no accountability.” Partial transcript as follows: PERRY: Let me start with this. Frederick Douglas, who knew something about power, said, power concedes nothing without a demand. Never has and never will. This

Pelosi: Some people voted because political violence has ‘gone too far’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday she knew of some individuals inspired to vote last week because of political violence, including the brutal attack on her husband. “We’ve been so comforted by the outpouring of so many prayers and good wishes, and even people saying, ‘I wasn’t going to vote, but now I’m going to

Dems ponder the ultimate midterm twist ending: Will Pelosi stay?

Underscoring the unprecedented scenario Democrats now find themselves in, lawmakers chuckled in a closed-door meeting Tuesday as House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) spoke up to agree with something Pelosi said with a quip about her current role. “I associate myself with the previous speaker. The current Speaker. The — well, who knows,” Hoyer said

Nancy Pelosi Steps Aside: Will Not Seek Reelection as Democrat House Leader

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Thursday she will not seek reelection as the Democrat House leader. “This I will continue to do as a member of the House speaking for the people of San Francisco, serving the great state of California, and defending our Constitution, and with great confidence in our caucus, I will

Dems get in array on future leadership after Pelosi departs

Their rise was set up when the current top three House Democratic leaders announced Thursday that they would step aside, with the current No. 3 leader, Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.), even endorsing the new leadership trio. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) endorsed Jeffries in a letter to Democrats announcing his own decision to

Joe Biden Praises Nancy Pelosi as ‘Most Consequential Speaker’ in History After She Announces Exit from Leadership

President Joe Biden praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday after she announced her decision to exit Democrat leadership. “When I think of Nancy Pelosi, I think of dignity,” he wrote in a more than 500-word statement released by the White House. “History will note she is the most consequential Speaker of the House of

Schumer’s political prescription: More Pelosi, more bipartisan deals

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks during a press conference in New York, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2src22. | Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP Photo Chuck Schumer doesn’t want to mess with what brought Democrats their stunning midterm success. That means more deals — and maybe more Nancy Pelosi. When asked whether the speaker should stay on as

Pelosi, first woman speaker, to depart Dem leadership in seismic shift

Then Democrats’ better-than-expected midterm election prompted personal pleas for her to stay from the president and Senate majority leader. But in a floor speech attended by nearly every member of her Democratic caucus, including plenty of teary allies, Pelosi declared it was time for a “new generation” of leaders. Clad in stark white, the color

Youngkin apologizes for Pelosi attack comments

A statement from Youngkin provided through his office also condemned the violence and said it was a “personal note” between him and Pelosi. “My full intention on my comments was to categorically state that violence and the kind of violence that was perpetrated against Speaker Pelosi’s husband is not just unacceptable, it’s atrocious. And I

VIDEO: Nancy Pelosi Takes Heat for Claiming Florida Needs Illegal Immigrants to ‘Pick Crops’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Friday spoke about illegal immigrants and claimed Florida farmers needed them to pick crops, but her remarks drew much criticism. While speaking during a press conference, she did note the U.S. needed to secure the border, according to the New York Post. “Right now, the best thing that we

Pelosi says decision on political future will be impacted by attack on her husband

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Pelosi on attack: Political future ‘will be affected about what happened’

When asked for clarification during the interview by host Anderson Cooper, Pelosi affirmed two additional times that her decision would be affected by the attack. Many people in Pelosi’s party have said they expect her to step down if Democrats lose the House majority this week — as POLITICO has forecast is likely. She has

Pelosi, Dems put politics first in Trump impeachment, new book argues

“A clear picture began to form of an impeachment that had been crippled by doubt and exploited by avarice — emboldening the president and weakening the legislative branch,” the authors write in “Unchecked: The Untold Story Behind Congress’s Botched Impeachments of Donald Trump.” When asked for a response to the authors’ assertion, Pelosi spokesperson Drew

Biden Lies at California Rally: Trump Called People Like Paul Pelosi Attacker ‘Patriots’

OCEANSIDE, California — President Joe Biden told a crowd Thursday evening that former President Donald Trump had used the term “patriots” to refer to people like the man who attacked Paul Pelosi, husband of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Paul Pelosi was attacked last week in his home by a disturbed Canadian illegal alien

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