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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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CBS News: Nancy Pelosi blasts House GOP health plan, discusses wiretapping claim

March 7, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday blasted House Republicans’ plan to replace Obamacare that they rolled out Monday evening. “Just when you’ve seen it all, the Republicans go to a more extreme place. This will make millions of people — it’s a question of 10, 15, 20 million people off of having health insurance. […]

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The Hill: Pelosi on Sessions: ‘We are far past recusal’

March 2, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday slammed Republicans calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from investigations into Russia, saying that’s not nearly enough. “We are far past recusal. Jeff #Sessions lied under oath. Anything less than resignation or removal from office is unacceptable,” Pelosi tweeted. Pelosi first called for Sessions […]

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The Hill: Pelosi calls for DOJ probe of Priebus on FBI, Russia

February 24, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the Department of Justice must probe reports that White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked the FBI to push back on media coverage linking figures from President Trump’s campaign to Russian intelligence. Reports emerged Thursday the FBI rejected a White House request to dismiss news stories about […]

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New York Times: Ex-Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to Give Democratic Response to Trump

February 24, 2017

Former Gov. Steve Beshear of Kentucky, a senior Democrat best known for putting the Affordable Care Act into effect in a deeply conservative state, will give his party’s response to President Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday, Democratic congressional leaders announced on Friday. In selecting Mr. Beshear, 72, Democrats opted to elevate an elder statesman […]

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AP: Nancy Pelosi: Brave immigrants make ‘America more American’

February 23, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is meeting with advocates in San Francisco to hear their concerns about the president’s recent orders targeting immigrants and refugees. The San Francisco Democrat told more than a dozen people gathered at a federal building that immigrants who come to the United States with their courage and dreams make “America […]

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Washington Post: Nancy Pelosi partied, pre-Grammys, with Chance the Rapper and Bell Biv DeVoe

February 16, 2017

Something caught our eye in a just-released photo from the exclusive annual Grammys-eve party thrown by Sony Music Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis. Among the A-plus-level musical stars (Neil Diamond, Jennifer Hudson, Bell Biv DeVoe and Chance the Rapper), right next to Mary J. Blige, is House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.). Although Pelosi was […]

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CNN: Pelosi on Gorsuch: ‘A very hostile appointment’

February 1, 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi blasted President Donald Trump’s newly named Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch as “a very hostile appointment” and “a very bad decision, well outside the mainstream of American legal thought.” “Elections have ramifications, and here is a living, breathing example of it,” Pelosi said Tuesday night during a CNN town hall […]

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