Tag: Nancy Pelosi

Maher: Why Not Make Pelosi Speaker Since ‘She’s Already Pre-Tarnished’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued for electing House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) House speaker, in part by stating that Republicans will attack anyone the Democrats place in the spot, so it makes sense to use Pelosi, who is “already pre-tarnished.” And there’s no point in subjecting another person […]

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More Black Caucus Dems Endorse Pelosi After Maxine Waters Endorsement

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is asking Democrats to support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for Speaker as anti-Pelosi Democrats have moved this week to block her from winning the Speakership on the first ballot. After Waters sent her letter on Wednesday evening, other prominent black Democrats expressed their support for Pelosi as Rep. Marcia […]

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Anti-Pelosi Dems Urging Marcia Fudge to Run for Speaker

Democrats opposed to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) are reportedly urging Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) to challenge Pelosi for House Speaker. “People are asking me to do it, and I am thinking about it,” Fudge told the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Wednesday. “I need to give it some thought and see if I have […]

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Black Caucus Chair Rips Dems: ‘Insulting’ Clyburn Only Leader with Challenger

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, said on Wednesday evening that it is “insulting” that Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC), an African-American male, is the only top Democrat who has an announced challenger. Speaking to CNN’s Don Lemon, Richmond pointed out that “out of the three leadership positions, only the African-American […]

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Pelosi: ‘Reverend Sharpton, Thank You for Saving America’

Wednesday at the National Action Network Legislative & Policy Conference, House Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) thanked the organization’s founder Al Sharpton for “saving America” by helping Democrats win the majority in the House of Representatives. Pelosi said, “We’re going to be visionary, we’re going to be unifying, we’re going to be healing, we’re going to be […]

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Full Court Press: Nancy Pelosi Launches Complete Campaign to Lock in House Speakership While Divisions Rankle Democrats

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is engaged in a full-on campaign for the House Speakership and is taking nothing for granted. Her move comes as more Democrats come out against her nascent bid to regain the Speaker’s gavel she lost when Republicans took the majority in the 2010 midterm elections. While Democrats retook the House […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Joins Crowd of Youth Protesters at Nancy Pelosi’s Office

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio Cortez joined more than 200 youth activists in storming the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Tuesday morning in order to get her to act on climate change. Capitol police stated 51 protesters had been arrested after unlawfully demonstrating outside Pelosi’s office in the Cannon House Office Building. Police began making […]

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Nancy Pelosi’s Mathematics Problem: Once and Potentially Future Speaker Struggles to Reach 218 Votes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the top House Democrat and the only declared Democrat candidate for speaker, is reportedly having issues securing a majority of 218 votes in the new Congress that will be seated next year. That is the requisite number of members she needs to publicly cast votes for her on the Floor […]

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Democrats, Don’t Compromise With Trump

With Democrats in control of the House, they are now faced with the question of how best to use their legislative authority. Nancy Pelosi has already drafted a lengthy list of goals: lowering prescription drug prices, investing in infrastructure, restoring background checks for gun buyers, protecting Dreamers with legal residency […]

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The Republicans Broke Congress. Democrats Can Fix It.

In the great 1972 political satire The Candidate, Robert Redford plays a novice candidate who runs a slick campaign for Senate and wins an upset against an unbeatable incumbent. On election night, right before the media throng arrives, he turns to his campaign guru, played by Peter Boyle, and says, […]

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Pelosi: ‘Now We Can Talk About’ Comprehensive Amnesty Bill

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Thursday that “now” is the time to talk about comprehensive amnesty legislation because Democrats have regained control of the House. Pelosi, who also said she is “100%” sure that she will regain her Speakership, told CNN’s Chris Cuomo that “now we can talk about how we can […]

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Pelosi: Bipartisan Background Check Legislation ‘Will Be a Priority’

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that bringing up bipartisan legislation on background checks “will be a priority for us in the next Congress.” Pelosi stated, “First, let me join you in expressing sorrow over this mass shooting and the loss of the sheriff […]

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Pelosi: Trump Fired Sessions ‘to Interfere With Mueller’ and ‘Distract From’ Losing House

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and the move was timed to distract from Democrats winning the House. Anchor […]

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Jerry Nadler: Democrats Will ‘Impeach Kavanaugh,’ Investigate Trump

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee who is favored to be the next House Judiciary Committee chairman, revealed in a phone conversation that Democrats plan to “impeach Kavanaugh” and investigate President Donald Trump for alleged Russian collusion. The Federalist reported that Nadler was riding an Amtrak Acela train to […]

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Democrats Rush to Defend Mueller’s Investigation After Jeff Sessions’ Exit

Democrats rushed to defend Robert Mueller’s far-reaching investigation of President Donald Trump’s past business affairs following the surprise appointment of Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Former AG Eric Holder declared “Anyone who attempts to interfere with or obstruct the Mueller inquiry must be held accountable. This is a red line. […]

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Donald Trump Calls for Unity and Bipartisanship During White House Press Conference

President Donald Trump discussed the results of the midterm elections during a press conference at the White House on Wednesday. “I would like to see bipartisanship. I would like to see unity,” he said, referring to the new power structure in Washington, DC, with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.” He also noted […]

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WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Vows to Lead with ‘Transparency and Openness’ After Democrats Win House

After it was announced that Democrats would take back control of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi spoke out to congratulate her colleagues and commend the DNC chair. “Tomorrow will be a new day in America,” Pelosi affirmed as she thanked voters. “Remember this feeling, know the power to win.” “Today is more […]

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***Live Updates*** 2018 Midterm Election Results

Welcome to the Breitbart News LiveWire of the 2018 midterm elections. Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to take back the House of Representatives and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who is looking to regain her Speakership, said earlier in the day that she is 100% certain that Democrats will win back the […]

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Donald Trump in Indiana: If You Don’t Want to Say ‘Speaker Pelosi’ for Next 2 Years, ‘You Gotta Go Out and Vote’

President Donald Trump urged an Indiana crowd of 8,500 strong on Friday that they have to get out and vote Republican if they do not want to say “Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi” for the next two years. “If you don’t want to be saying the words ‘Speaker Pelosi’ for the next two years, you gotta go […]

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Exclusive — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy: ‘No Longer Just Republicans Versus Democrats; It’s America Versus Socialism’

As the Democrats drift further leftward into openly embracing socialism, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) warns the political battle ahead of the midterm elections just two weeks from now is no longer a traditional partisan battle. Instead it is one where the country must confront and reject extreme ideas from the left. “The […]

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L.A. Times: Nancy Pelosi Has Been ‘Grooming’ Adam Schiff as Possible Successor

The Los Angeles Times reported Friday that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who intends to become Speaker of the House if Democrats win the November midterm elections, “has quietly been grooming potential successors, among them Rep. Adam Schiff.” Pelosi told the Times that while she intended to run for Speaker, she did not intend on serving […]

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