Tag: Nancy Pelosi

The Enduring Timidity of the Democratic Party

The Democrats are about to blow it. That’s the emerging consensus of the party’s moderates, anyway. Every week brings a new Politico story in which Democrats grouse about the party’s resurgent left wing, warning that its pie-in-the-sky proposals and heterodox rhetoric threaten to squander the party’s hard-earned electoral momentum under President Trump. “As we run […]

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Lieberman: By Not Denouncing Antisemitism, Pelosi and Dems Make Antisemitism Acceptable

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) appeared Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” and weighed in on Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) antisemitism and the Democratic Party’s poor response to her “really grotesquely antisemitic remarks.” Lieberman said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and the Democrats not denouncing her comments is “not acceptable.” “The […]

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Pinkerton: AOC vs. RWR

If Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or anyone, attacks Ronald Wilson Reagan, it is fitting and proper for loyal Reaganites, including this one, to rise to the Gipper’s defense.  Ocasio-Cortez, of course, is suddenly one of the most influential Democrats in the country.  Yes, she’s only a freshman Member of Congress, and so she has relatively little […]

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Donald Trump Vetoes Attempt to Block National Emergency

President Donald Trump vetoed a bill designed to block his emergency declaration at the Southern Border on Friday, in a ceremony at the White House. “Today, I am vetoing this resolution,” Trump said. “Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution and I have the duty to veto it.” The president defied Speaker Nancy Pelosi, […]

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‘Stand with Israel’ and ‘Stand with Ilhan’ Chants Compete in Nancy Pelosi’s Office

Pro-Israel demonstrators poured into Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office Thursday, calling on her to condemn Rep. Ilhan Omar and antisemitism. They were interrupted by two pink-clad “Stand with Ilhan” counter-protesters. Rabbi Aryeh Spero of the National Conference of Jewish Affairs organized the sit-in and from outside Pelosi’s office, went after the speaker’s failure to condemn Rep. […]

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Nancy Pelosi Backs 16-year-olds Voting: ‘Capture Kids When They’re in High School’

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Thursday that the voting age should be lowered to 16 years old, telling reporters on Capitol Hill, “I think it’s really important to capture kids when they are in high school when they are interested in all of this, when they are learning about government, to be able […]

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Tom Steyer: Pelosi Sounds Like She Needs GOP’s ‘Permission’ for Impeachment

Appearing on MSNBC’s Hardball Monday, progressive billionaire Tom Steyer responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ruling out impeaching President Donald Trump, saying her remarks suggested she requires approval from Republicans to hold the president accountable. [embedded content] A partial transcript is as follows:  CHRIS MATTEWS: I was shocked Pelosi’s statement because it seemed to […]

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Nancy Pelosi Rules Out Impeachment: Trump ‘Just Not Worth It’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is ruling out impeaching President Donald Trump, arguing in an interview with the Washington Post Monday that “he’s just not worth it.” “Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, because it […]

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Nolte: NBC Spreads False Claim Ilhan Omar’s District Not Affected by Antisemitic Conspiracies

Far-left NBC News covered up its own findings about the effect Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) antisemitic remarks are having in her own home district. Desperate to craft a puff-piece to protect Omar and the Democrat Party, NBC published the following headline Sunday night: “Far from Washington, Rep. Omar’s constituents see the Israel controversy in a […]

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House passes bill that includes support for DC statehood

The House of Representatives passed a bill last week that includes support for D.C. statehood. H.R. 1, or the For the People Act, was passed along party lines on Friday by a vote of 234-193. It’s a wide-ranging bill aimed at expanding voting access, revamping ethics investigations and would require presidential candidates to release tax […]

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Washington Post Fact-Checks Trump’s Claim Democrats Have ‘Become Anti-Jewish Party’

The Washington Post‘s Eugene Scott has decided to fact-check President Donald Trump’s claim Friday: “The Democrats have become an anti-Israel party. They’ve become an anti-Jewish party, and that’s too bad.” The president made that statement after Democrats passed a weak resolution on antisemitism that failed to rebuke Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for her recent hateful remarks […]

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Watch: Cher Praises Nancy Pelosi for Fighting ‘Old White Men’ Like Trump

Pop icon and left-wing activist Cher lauded Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi for fighting against “bully” President Donald Trump at an event for International Women’s Day. “Since the day our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, our country has been run almost exclusively by old white men,” Cher said at the VH1 Trailblazer Honors event. “Thankfully […]

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Nolte: Pelosi Folding on Antisemitism Proves Ocasio-Cortez Really Is ‘The Boss’

HSINO… That is Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) — our “House Speaker In Name Only,” an aging figurehead limping towards extinction. Late last month, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared herself “the boss” — and Thursday’s disgraceful House vote condemning All the Hates proved that sentiment 100 percent true. Don’t be fooled by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MD); she […]

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House Passes Voting Rules Bill Derided as ‘Voter Fraud and Election Theft’

The House on Thursday passed a sweeping Democrat bill on voting regulations, campaign finance, and ethics rules that conservatives have derided as a “voter fraud and election theft” wish list. The House passed H.R. 1, known as the For the People Act, which was approved on staunch party lines by 234-193 vote. “H.R. 1 restores […]

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Watch: Zeldin Calls Out the ‘Double Standard’ by Pelosi’s ‘Watered Down’ Resolution — ‘Spineless and Disgusting’

Thursday, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) spoke on the House floor before voting “no” on the Democrats’ resolution to condemn all hate. Zeldin pointed out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) “double standard” for the “watered down” resolution that did not name Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) specifically for her “pointed, bigoted, unreasonable, illegitimate, antisemitic” remarks when the House […]

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Blue State Blues: When Will Media Ask Democrats to Disavow David Duke?

When former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke endorsed President Donald Trump for president in 2015, the media could not stop talking about it — no matter how many times Trump disavowed Duke’s support. Yet on Thursday, when Duke applauded Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), calling her “the most important Member of the US Congress,” and tweeting […]

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Some Democrats Searching for Primary Challenger to Ilhan Omar

Some Democrats have had enough of the repeated antisemitism coming from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and intend to primary her out of office, several sources familiar with an effort to recruit a candidate to run against her tell Breitbart News. Several Democrats, speaking on condition of anonymity, described Omar’s repeated antisemitic episodes as “the elephant […]

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Watch–Nancy Pelosi: New Immigrants Must Not Have Their Votes Suppressed

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said the United States must not suppress the vote of newly arrived legal immigrants — including those foreign nationals who arrive en masse at the U.S.-Mexico border. During a press conference in Austin, Texas this week, Pelosi admitted that the goal for the country’s mass illegal and legal immigration system […]

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Ilhan Omar Takes Victory Lap: Antisemitism Resolution First Vote Against ‘Anti-Muslim Bigotry’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) celebrated the passage of a resolution against antisemitism in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, even though her own antisemitic remarks triggered the vote, because it was the first time Congress had condemned “Anti-Muslim bigotry.” The World Jewish Congress criticized Democrats for “watering down” language on antisemitism after including a […]

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World Jewish Congress: Democrats Watered Down Resolution on Antisemitism

World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder criticized the U.S. House of Representatives for “watering down” a resolution on antisemitism Thursday that House Democrats broadened to include a variety of other groups. The resolution, which passed 407-23, was prompted by the recent antisemitic remarks of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). However, Democratic Party leaders ensured that […]

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David Duke Calls Ilhan Omar ‘Most Important Member of the US Congress’

David Duke, the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and an open racist and antisemite, is publicly defending Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) in the wake of the freshman Democrat’s series of antisemitic statements that have rankled the Democrat Party nationally. Duke tweeted his praise of Omar on Thursday, calling her the “most important […]

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2020: Democratic Candidates Undermine State Dept’s Definition of Antisemitism with Ilhan Omar Defense

TEL AVIV — In defending Rep. Ilhan Omar’s antisemitic tropes suggesting pro-Israel interests pushed allegiance to a “foreign country” or that pro-Israel politicians are motivated by financial support, some progressive Democrats seem to be arguing against the State Department’s very definition of antisemitism. Prominent among Omar defenders are Senators Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth […]

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