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The Hill: Pelosi blasts start of appropriations without top line budget

June 12, 2017

Congressional appropriators will kick off their process of marking up spending bills Monday evening, despite not having a top line budget number to guide their spending. Normally, appropriators start marking up spending bills after the passage of a budget resolution, which sets the amounts appropriators divvy up to various programs. When the House appropriations subcommittee […]

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Associated Press: Pelosi says Trump needs thicker skin

May 18, 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is mocking President Donald Trump’s complaints about unfair treatment by the news media. Pelosi herself has long been a target of Republican criticism. She scoffed at Trump’s claim that he’s been treated “more unfairly” than any politician in history, saying Thursday, “Get some thick skin, OK?” Pelosi also ridiculed Trump’s […]

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ABC News: US reps, Dalai Lama take aim at China sore spot Tibet

May 11, 2017

As President Donald Trump appears to be warming to China, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives took aim Wednesday at one of Beijing’s sore spots: Tibet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi accused China of using economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy. During a meeting with Tibetans and the Dalai Lama at his main temple in the […]

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AP: Pelosi Pushes For Special Panel On Trump Russia Investigation

May 11, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is threatening to use a parliamentary maneuver to force a vote on a bill that would create an independent panel to investigate possible contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

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Reuters: U.S. lawmakers visit Dalai Lama, highlight situation in Tibet

May 9, 2017

  A U.S. Congressional delegation visited the Dalai Lama at his headquarters in India on Tuesday, seeking to draw world attention to human rights in Tibet as President Donald Trump eyes warmer ties with China. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi flew with a bipartisan delegation to the Himalayan hill town where the 81-year-old Buddhist leader […]

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Washington Post: Here’s how congressional Democrats plan to mark Trump’s first 100 days

April 27, 2017

President Trump is the most unpopular president in modern history — and Democrats are hoping to keep it that way. While negotiating this week with the White House on a plan to avoid a government shutdown and strongly opposed to any new plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer […]

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POLITICO: Pelosi says Obamacare repeal effort is backfiring

April 20, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said today that ongoing House Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act are backfiring and boosting support for the law. During a stop here, Pelosi pointed to recent protests at some GOP lawmakers’ town hall meetings and predicted more people will be covered under the law a year from […]

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The Hill: Pelosi to Trump: Apologize for wiretap ‘fabrications’

March 20, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says President Trump must apologize for claiming former President Barack Obama wiretapped him last year. FBI Director James Comey said Monday the Department of Justice (DOJ) has “no information” supporting Trump’s unverified claim from earlier this month. “Director Comey’s testimony put the last nail into President Trump’s mendacious wiretapping […]

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Vox: Nancy Pelosi was right: Democrats had to pass the bill so people could find out what’s in it

March 18, 2017

One of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s most infamous quotes was something she said during a 20-minute speech to the National Association of Counties’ 2010 legislative conference. Congress was considering the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the endless, breathless coverage of the contentious process, Pelosi explained, was preventing people from appreciating the significance […]

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The Hill: Pelosi presses Ryan for ObamaCare repeal analysis before vote

March 7, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is pressing GOP leaders to delay votes on their ObamaCare replacement legislation until its budget and coverage impacts can be analyzed. Republicans unveiled a pair of proposals Monday evening, with plans to mark them up Wednesday in both the Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees — a […]

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