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  • Dangerous and Incompetent

    02/20/2017 3:36:20 PM PST · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 2/20/2017 | peloi
    One month ago, President Trump took the oath of office. Since taking office, I believe his dangerous, incompetent policies and actions have jeopardized our national security, our economy, and our values. It seems to me, every day the American people see new evidence of the financial, personal, and political grip the Russians have on the President.

    02/17/2017 2:00:04 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 91 replies
    In a press briefing Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. (F, 10%) attacked Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C. (A, 94%) for having a “radical agenda” and “very bad judgement in terms of values in a budget.” While Pelosi was giving her press conference, Mulvaney was confirmed by the Senate, 51-49, as director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Only one Republican, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. (F, 32%) voted against confirming Mulvaney. “You remember — some of you were here — for the shutdown of government a few years ago? Mulvaney was the leader of the pack. And he...
  • Pelosi Says Border Wall 'Undermines Who We Are As a Country'

    02/17/2017 7:27:35 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 72 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 16, 2017 | 11:59 AM EST | Susan Jones
    Building a border wall “undermines who we are as a country,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told a news conference on Thursday. She said she is “opposed to the wall”—“politically, substantively, officially, spiritually, religiously, personally.” She also described recent ICE raids across the country as “another assault on our values.” “In the past week, we have witnessed ICE raids across our nation targeting parents, students and a DACA-protected dreamer...We have seen press reports that federal immigration agents went to the El Paso County courthouse and arrested an undocumented woman who had just received a protective order after suffering domestic violence....
  • Nancy Pelosi Uses Fake Tweet as "Evidence" of Watergate-sized Conspiracy in Trump Administration

    02/17/2017 6:14:34 AM PST · by tony75034 · 26 replies ^ | 2/17/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Nancy Pelosi cites a fake Tweet as evidence of Watergate-sized conspiracy in Trump administration live at a press conference. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.
  • Reps. Pelosi, Cummings, and NY Times all fall for tweet from fake Flynn account

    02/15/2017 9:42:17 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 39 replies
    Democratic Reps. Nancy Leosi and Elijah Cummings issued statements calling for an investigation into the activities of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, citing a tweet that suggested other people were involved in the incident. The New York Times also cited the tweet in their reporting. The problem for Pelosi, Cummings, and the Times is that the tweet originated on a fake Michael Flynn Twitter account. USA Today: "I believe we need to hold a public hearing with Flynn to get to the bottom of this," Cummings said during a news conference on Capitol Hill, citing the parody tweet. Pelosi...
  • Pelosi and Cummings peddle fake news on Gen. Flynn

    02/14/2017 5:21:36 PM PST · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Powerline ^ | 2/14/17 | Paul Mirengoff
    This will come as a shock, but Nancy Pelosi and Elijah Cummings want to make political hay out of the Gen. Michael Flynn affair. They want us to believe that Flynn’s conversation with the Russian ambassador is just the tip of a large iceberg of secret, nefarious communications between Team Trump and the Russkies. Never mind that there isn’t even anything nefarious about Flynn’s conversation as reported by those who offer the least innocent version of it.Today, Pelosi and Cummings held a joint press conference, during which Cummings intoned: Madame Leader, just this morning, Flynn tweeted that he is a...
  • Dems Hope to Ride Grassroots' Anti-Trump Wave Till 2018

    02/13/2017 8:20:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 13, 2017 | James Arkin
    BALTIMORE – They may be the minority party, but House Democrats are feeling energized these days – and for good reason. They point to the grassroots protests, marches and town-hall disruptions of recent weeks as a sign that President Trump has already sparked involvement by their base at historic levels. The high-profile protests so far have been organic, not organized by any party apparatus – from the women’s march on inauguration weekend to the thousands who showed up at airports following Trump’s executive order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries. Dozens of lawmakers joined in the events...
  • In Messaging War, House Dems Face Goliath in Trump

    02/10/2017 5:48:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 8, 2017 | James Arkin
    BALTIMORE –The hail of tweets, executive orders and announcements from the White House in President Trump’s first two weeks in office drew a uniform reaction from House Democrats: opposition and outrage. But in the age of Trump, when news moves at a stunning pace and can change on a dime, Democrats are searching for the most effective way to push back. The topic dominated discussion as House Democrats opened their annual retreat here Monday. Unlike their counterparts in the Senate, Democrats in the lower chamber don’t have many legislative ways to fight against the White House and congressional Republicans. They...
  • Pelosi on Trump: 'There Is Nothing the Democrats Can Work with Him on'

    02/10/2017 9:08:34 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 9, 2017 | Bridget Johnson
    House Democrats kicked off their retreat in Baltimore with Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) declaring that, while they previously vowed to work with President Trump on areas of agreement, there won't be areas of agreement if the White House doesn't change. "Three weeks in the White House has really revealed that President Trump is exactly who we thought he is -- incompetent, and in some cases, in terms of our national security, dangerous. Perpetuating a massive con on those who he said that he would stand up against powerful interests," Pelosi told reporters Wednesday. "He's out there to Make American Sick...
  • Nancy Pelosi Says She Can't Work With 'President Bush' (Democrat having a 'Senior Moment' alert)

    02/06/2017 3:22:38 PM PST · by Zakeet · 67 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 6, 2017 | Brent Scher
    A day after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) was drilled by Meet The Press host Chuck Todd on whether her party's leadership was out of touch with the current political climate the nearly three-decade veteran of Congress mistakenly referred to President Donald Trump as "President Bush." "While its only been a couple of weeks since the inauguration, we've seen nothing that I can work with President Bush on," said Pelosi during a Monday press conference.
  • Pelosi: 'I want to know what the Russians have on Donald Trump'

    02/05/2017 12:36:35 PM PST · by ColdOne · 111 replies ^ | 2/5/17 | Alexander Bolton
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) on Sunday reiterated her demand that the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe President Trump’s ties to Russia. She made the call one day after Trump downplayed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s human rights record by questioning whether the United States, which has a long record of extrajudicial killings, is pure on the matter. “I want to know what the Russians have on Donald Trump. I think we have to have an investigation by the FBI into his financial, personal and political connections to Russia and we want to see his tax returns so we can...
  • Pelosi Still Believes Democratic Policies Worked for Americans Under Obama

    02/05/2017 10:55:46 AM PST · by ColdOne · 25 replies ^ | 2/5/17 | Alyssa Canobbio
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" that she still believes the policies that the Democratic Party implemented during the Obama administration are working for the American people. Host Chuck Todd played a clip from Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D., Mass.) speech in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday in which she listed the Russians and FBI Director James Comey as reasons that helped Donald Trump win the presidential election in November. Warren then held her own party accountable for the results. "We can't let ourselves off the hook so easily," Warren said. "Not as progressives,...
  • Pelosi: Trump's Only Pursuing New Immigration Restrictions Because He's Failing to Create Jobs

    02/05/2017 9:46:15 AM PST · by tomselliott · 62 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 02/05/2017 | Grabien
    The only reason President Trump is restricting immigration from a number of Middle East countries is because he's failing to create jobs for the American people, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) argued Sunday. It's a "diversionary tactic," she said, just like his nomination of Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat.
  • Nancy Pelosi Tells Adopted Woman: Your Mom Should Have Had the “Choice” to Abort You

    02/03/2017 9:21:43 PM PST · by detective · 73 replies
    Life News ^ | Feb 3, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has made some pretty outrageous statements about abortion in the past. During a recent CNN Town Hall event, Pelosi stuck her foot in her mouth again when she told a young woman who was adopted that her mother should have had the “choice” to abort her. “I am part of the pro-life generation,” college student Brianna Kristyn Roberts told Pelosi. “I believe that abortion is not the answer for unplanned pregnancy.
  • Pelosi loses bid to re-hang controversial cops painting in Capitol complex

    02/03/2017 2:13:08 PM PST · by maggief · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 3, 2017 | CRISTINA MARCOS
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tried unsuccessfully on Friday to appeal a decision made by the Architect of the Capitol to remove a controversial painting that depicted police officers as animals. The Architect of the Capitol last month decided to take down the student-made artwork, following outcry from law enforcement organizations and House Republicans offended by the depiction of the police officers as pigs confronting black protesters. (snip)
  • No Cries For Help When Russians Were Hacking The Democrats

    02/03/2017 8:21:04 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/03/17 | Judi McLeod
    Russians are not only already here, but they have closed down the best of your country’s military bases starting with the Presidio. One of the most stomach-turning hypocrisies of the progressive left in their constant criticism of President Donald Trump for cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin is that it was the progressive left who laid out the welcome mat to the Russians in the first place.
  • Pelosi town hall question on capitalism wasn't planned: report

    02/03/2017 4:44:41 AM PST · by lowbridge · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 2, 2017 | BROOKE SEIPEL
    The question House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faced on capitalism and the Democratic Party at a CNN town hall was not planned, according to a new report. According to the Huffington Post, New York University sophomore Trevor Hill had agreed with CNN moderators to ask Pelosi a "personal" question at the Tuesday event, after he had proposed a question on communism and been shut down during the planning of the event. “According to a Harvard University poll last May, 51% of young voters between the ages of 18 and 29 no longer support capitalism. The Democratic Party inarguably failed to...
  • Hot Mic Picks Up Pelosi Encouraging Congressman to ‘Tell Them You’re a Muslim’

    01/31/2017 5:10:27 PM PST · by markomalley · 17 replies
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) was heard on a hot mic at a protest Monday night encouraging a fellow congressman to tell the crowd he is a Muslim.Congressional Democrats spoke in front of the Supreme Court building in protest of President Trump's executive order that temporarily halted immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, including an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees entering the county.Among the speakers was Rep. Andre Carson (D., Ind.), who Pelosi introduced as a "Muslim member of Congress.""Greetings from the great state of Indiana. I'm Congressman Andre Carson!" he said to cheers."Tell them you're a Muslim," Pelosi muttered...
  • WATCH: ‘Totally-Not-Senile’ Nancy Pelosi Blames Donald Trump For Yemeni Civil War — It Began In 2015

    02/01/2017 7:50:40 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 28 replies
    Nancy Pelosi revealed she thinks Donald Trump is some sort of time-traveling immortal when answering a question from “Bushra,” a Yemeni immigrant, during her Tuesday town hall on CNN. When asked what Democratic leadership will do to help those affected by Yemen’s ongoing civil war, the House Minority leader chose to answer by pointing the finger at Donald Trump and his “incompetent” administration. Again — just so everyone’s clear — she blamed a man who has been in office for less than two weeks for a war that began more than two years ago.
  • Pelosi: "This Is Not A National Election" (video)

    10/21/2010 10:35:45 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 33 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 21, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    "It's not a question of enthusiasm, it's a question of who is going to vote?," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on "Charlie Rose." "This is not a national election; it is district by district," she said. Pelosi made the case that the midterm election is about local issues.
  • Pelosi slams Bannon: 'White supremacist' now on security council

    02/02/2017 10:53:56 AM PST · by ColdOne · 72 replies ^ | 2/2/17 | Mike Lillis
    “What's making America less safe is to have a white supremacist named to the National Security Council as a permanent member while the chairman of the joint chiefs and the director of national intelligence are told, 'Don't call us, we'll call you. You're no longer permanent members,’” Pelosi said.
  • Pelosi aide apologizes after accusing Ryan of cursing reporters

    02/01/2017 4:43:04 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/1/2017 | JONATHAN EASLEY
    A top aide to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) apologized to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday after wrongly alleging that the Speaker had cursed reporters on a hot mic for being a “waste my f---ing time.” Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff, Drew Hammill, tweeted a video of Ryan leaving a press conference on Capitol Hill. After Ryan falls off screen in the video, a voice can be heard venting frustration with the proceedings. Hammill tweeted the video claiming it was Ryan who made the incendiary remark. The video quickly spread across social media. Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong ripped...
  • Pelosi Tells Mother Whose Son Was Murdered: Illegal Aliens ‘Are Law-Abiding Citizens’ [VIDEO]

    02/01/2017 2:54:56 PM PST · by ColdOne · 52 replies ^ | 2/1/17 | Derek Hunter
    Laura Wilkerson, whose teenage son was tortured and murdered by an illegal alien in 2010, got into an emotional confrontation with House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a CNN town hall event Tuesday night. Wilkerson told Pelosi, “In 2010, one of the illegals slaughtered my son. He tortured him, he beat him, he tied him up like an animal, and he set him on fire. And I am not a one-story mother. This happens every day because there are no laws enforced at the border. We have to start giving American families first.” On the issue of Pelosi and...
  • Mother Of Child Slaughtered By Illegal Immigrant Confronts Nancy Pelosi [VIDEO]

    02/01/2017 2:51:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/01/2017 | RACHEL STOLTZFOOS
    The mother of a child brutally murdered by an illegal immigrant broke down Tuesday as she asked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi which of her children she would be willing to sacrifice so an immigrant can have a better life in this country. “In 2010, one of the illegals slaughtered my son,” Laura Wilkerson told Pelosi, a defender of cities that give sanctuary to illegal immigrants convicted of crimes. “He tortured him. He beat him. He tied him up like an animal, and he set him on fire.” “And I am not a one story mother. This happens everyday,” she...
  • Pelosi says Gorsuch is 'well outside the mainstream.' Democrats in 2006 confirmed him

    02/01/2017 10:10:56 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 32 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/01/17 | Judi McLeod
    We're here to help, Nancy We’ve already talked a bit about the Nancy Pelosi Town Hall that aired last night on CNN. In case you missed it, her very, very, VERY disturbing remarks on immigration can be seen here. However, lecturing a grieving mother wasn’t the only incoherent moment during the proceedings. Pelosi delivered a rambling, semi-lucid, answer when asked about Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
  • Grieving mother tells Pelosi her son was tortured to death by illegals.

    02/01/2017 8:47:30 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/01/17 | Robert Laurie
    Maximum Pelosi: an absolutely despicable human being Pelosi tells her illegals Pelosi tells her illegals are 'law abiding citizens' Nancy Pelosi is a disgrace. She’s an embarrassment, and she needs to be removed from office. We could probably offer a thousand examples of this horrific woman’s incompetence, ignorance, and arrogance, but what she said at last night’s Pelosi Town Hall takes the cake.
  • Pelosi on Trump's SCOTUS Pick:"If You Breathe Air,Drink Water,Eat Food.This Is a Very Bad Decision"

    02/01/2017 5:47:02 AM PST · by davikkm · 57 replies
    Last night Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was talking to the moon and singing folk songs. Tonight Pelosi suffered another meltdown when President Trump announced his SCOTUS pick – Judge Neil Gorsuch.
  • Nancy Pelosi: Democrats Are "Doing The Lord's Work"

    02/01/2017 4:15:51 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 70 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 1/31/2017 | Onan Coca
    Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) must have some very screwed up ideas of the kind of work that God wants done on our planet. Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe the Senate Minority leader had the audacity to claim that Democrats were “doing the Lord’s work” and Republicans were “dishonoring” God. This is the same Nancy Pelosi whose own church leadership says she should be denied communion for her comments on abortion and whose religious leader has castigated on multiple occasions. She has not right or foundation to dictate to anyone what is and is not “God’s work.” Nevertheless Pelosi said of Republicans,...
  • Pelosi Confronted by Mother of Illegal-Immigrant Victim (gives nonsensical response)

    02/01/2017 1:36:15 AM PST · by quesney · 63 replies
    CNN host Jake Tapper called on Laura for an audience question about sanctuary cities. Laura shared how her son had been "tortured," "tied up like an animal," and set on fire by an illegal immigrant in 2010. "I am not a one-story mother. This happens every day because there are no laws enforcing the border," Laura said. "How do you reconcile in your head about allowing people to disavow the law?" "The second part of my question is this: if you need to go home tonight and line up your babies as you say, and your grandbabies, which one of...
  • Video: Democrats' Anti-Trump Protest Goes Horribly Wrong as Microphone Malfunctions

    01/31/2017 8:52:14 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 34 replies
    FNC via YouTube ^ | 1/31/2017
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sounded like a spokeswoman for an old Verizon ad campaign. "Can you hear?" she continuously said to the crowds gathered Monday night on the steps of the Supreme Court. As top Democratic leaders held a protest against President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, the microphone they used did not work properly. The crowds could not hear what was being said so resorted to chants including "Lock him up!" in reference to Trump. "Look at that moon. It's a new moon. All right, can you hear me now?" Pelosi said at one point. She...
  • Mother Of Son Killed By Illegal to Pelosi: Which Of Your Children Is Expendable For An Illegal?

    01/31/2017 7:29:00 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 48 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 31, 2017 | RealClearPolitics
    At a CNN townhall Tuesday night, Nancy Pelosi was asked by a sobbing mom who lost her son to an illegal immigrant, who she said brutally tortured him before death, which one of her grandchildren she would be give up to make room for an illegal foreigner. Transcript at link...
  • Pelosi on Gorsuch: "A very hostile appointment'

    01/31/2017 6:36:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | January 31, 2017 | Eric Bradner
    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 moderated by Jake Tapper. Pelosi cited Gorsuch's rulings on health care, gun safety and environmental issues to explain her concerns. She said Senate Democrats -- who only have 48 seats and have not yet determined whether to attempt to block Gorsuch's nomination -- should apply...
  • Nancy Pelosi Caught On Hot Mic: ‘Tell Them You’re A Muslim’ [VIDEO]

    01/31/2017 3:17:20 PM PST · by blueyon · 41 replies
    TheDailyCaller ^ | 1/31/17 | Peter Hasson
    A hot microphone picked up House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi instructing a Democratic congressman to tell a crowd of anti-Trump protesters that he is a Muslim. Pelosi’s slip-up took place in front of a group of protesters demonstrating outside the Supreme Court against Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. WATCH:
  • Pelosi Doesn’t Know Where Her ‘Real People’ Are

    01/31/2017 11:01:44 AM PST · by ColdOne · 66 replies ^ | 1/30/17 | Jack Heretik
    Pelosi turned the podium over to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), who spoke and held a small candle before Pelosi wanted to introduce and bring in some "real people." "I want to introduce the real people," Pelosi said. "I'll do the real people now." Pelosi spoke some more before mentioning two people who would tell "their courageous stories." "Are they here?" Schumer asked as he looked around. "Where are they?" After realizing that the two "real people" were not present, Pelosi and Schumer went to introduce Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn.). Murphy was not present either, however. Pelosi...
  • Donald Trump Mocks Nancy Pelosi For Failed Microphone at Supreme Court Rally

    01/31/2017 8:45:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/31/17 | Charlie Spiering
    **SNIP** "We can’t hear you!” some in the crowd shouted, as Pelosi began her speech Monday night condemning Trump’s executive order limiting immigration and refugees from high-risk countries in the Middle East. "Is the sound working?” Pelosi asked, as some in the crowd complained that they couldn’t hear her. “Is someone going to deal with this? Staff? Sound people?” She then distracted the crowd by commenting on the moon.
  • Pelosi: I Feel ‘Sad, Sorry’ for ‘Insecure’ Trump After Voter Fraud Comments

    01/25/2017 1:16:44 PM PST · by ColdOne · 77 replies ^ | 1/25/17 | Pam Key
    Wednesday during House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) weekly press conference, when asked about President Donald Trump’s claims of voter fraud in the 2016 election, she said she felt “sorry” for and “prayed” for Trump. Pelosi said, “For a person who is newly elected president of the United States should be so insecure as to declare that —he’s now the president, he is ensconced in the White House and he’s saying, ‘I won the popular vote, 3 to 5 million Americans voted illegally in our country ‘— to suggest and undermine the integrity of our voting system is really...
  • Nancy Pelosi Trashes Pro-Life People: “They Pray on Sunday and Prey on People the Rest of the Week”

    01/22/2017 11:07:27 PM PST · by Morgana · 55 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | January 20, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    The Democratic Party has problems. Ever since Democrats suffered major, unexpected losses in the November election, political commentators have been speculating about why. One of the biggest reasons pointed to is the party’s disconnect with rural, religious and pro-life voters. On Friday, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough broached the topic with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. “How do they reconnect with a middle America who feels like [Democrats] look down on them?” Scarborough asked. Pelosi emphasized that Democrats are people of faith, but she said they may need to work harder to make that clear. Later in the interview, Pelosi accused Republicans,...
  • Pelosi: Remember How Carefully We Considered Obamacare? (Really?)

    01/16/2017 1:45:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies ^ | January 16, 2017 | Cortney O'Brien
    Democrats couldn't bother to read all of the Affordable Care Act legislation while it was being debated in Congress. Of course you can't really blame them, considering it was 2,000 pages long. Yet, they passed it anyway, without one Republican vote. Before the vote, House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi showed her hand by infamously noting they had to "pass it to see what's in it." Now, as Republicans have begun the process of repealing the ACA, Pelosi is acting as if the original document was gone over with a fine tooth comb. With @HouseGOP sprinting ahead w/o plan, it’s worth remembering...
  • Pelosi: Were It Not for Obama, $19,951,756,200,280 Debt Would Be Higher

    01/13/2017 10:08:24 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 13, 2017 | 2:00 PM EST | Penny Starr
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Friday that were it not for "the work" of President Barack Obama, the federal debt would have increased even more than the $9 trillion that it has increased over the eight years of his presidency. “Absent the work of President Obama this national debt would be even higher,” Pelosi said at her weekly briefing with reporters at the Capitol when asked about the increase in the federal budget under Obama. […] “As I’ve said over and over again: Show me your budget, show me your values,” Pelosi said. “And we see today...
  • Democrats Confront F.B.I. Chief at Closed-Door Intelligence Briefing (NY Slimes alert!)

    01/13/2017 6:52:49 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 2017-01-13 | MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ADAM GOLDMAN
    WASHINGTON — America’s intelligence chiefs sat down with members of Congress behind closed doors on Friday for what they thought would be a straightforward briefing on Russian cyberattacks. What ensued instead was a confrontation Democrats have long sought with James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Why, the House Democrats demanded to know, did Mr. Comey believe it was O.K. to make repeated disclosures during the campaign about the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails but to this day refuse to say if the F.B.I. is investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia? His answers did...
  • Pelosi blames Bush for $9 trillion in debt added under Obama

    01/13/2017 6:33:04 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 1/13/2017 | AL WEAVER
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi blamed former President George W. Bush and the Republicans on Friday for the more than $9 trillion that has been added to the national debt under President Obama's watch. Pelosi argued that under Obama, the annual budget deficit, which contributes to the national debt, has been reduced dramatically, and said that without Obama's work, the national debt would be even higher. She also mostly blamed Bush for not paying for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. "When President Obama stood on the steps on the Capitol eight years from next week, the [budget] deficit was...
  • Nancy Pelosi Argues Obamacare Was ‘Bipartisan’ – Forgets It Wasn’t

    01/11/2017 4:26:48 PM PST · by Libloather · 63 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 12/10/17 | Justin Koski
    With the incoming Trump administration wanting to repeal Obamacare, Rep. Nancy Pelosi tried defending how it was passed. PELOSI: The Affordable Care Act was passed not under reconciliation when it first came to the Congress. So the main part of the bill — House and Senate — was not under reconciliation. But the bulk of the bill — if you look back to the history of it — the bulk of the bill was done on the 60-vote rule, not under reconciliation. CNS NEWS REPORTER: But it passed without a single Republican vote.
  • Sob story: Hillary and Obama operatives out of work, grieving, can’t find employment

    01/10/2017 12:26:02 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 59 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/10/17 | Robert Laurie
    Nancy Pelosi has the answer to Democrat unemployment To paraphrase the immortal Albert Rosenfield, “This is what we call a real three-hanky story.” The folks at The Politico are pacing the floor, wringing their hands, furrowing their brows, and fretting about jobs. No, they’re not distraught over the 95 Million people who are out of the labor force. Those people can fend for themselves. They’re troubled by the impending poverty facing Hillary loyalists and operatives in Washington D.C.
  • How the University of California exploited a visa loophole to move tech jobs to India

    01/07/2017 7:35:58 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    LA Times ^ | 1-6-2017 | Michael Hiltzik
    Using a visa loophole to fire well-paid U.S. information technology workers and replace them with low-paid immigrants from India is despicable enough when it’s done by profit-making companies such as Southern California Edison and Walt Disney Co. But the latest employer to try this stunt sets a new mark in what might be termed “job laundering.” It’s the University of California. Experts in the abuse of so-called H-1B visas say UC is the first public university to send the jobs of American IT staff offshore. That’s not a distinction UC should wear proudly. UC is training software engineers at the...
  • Pelosi Rebukes Media For Reporting on Hacked DNC Emails: ‘You Were Accomplices’

    01/06/2017 4:18:14 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 88 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 6, 2017 | 1:27 PM EST | Penny Starr
    At her weekly briefing with journalists House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized them from reporting on the hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), calling them ‘accomplices’ in what she said was an effort by Russia to disrupt the U.S. presidential election. […] “It was every single day you reported that there was an email that was embarrassing to the Clinton administration without saying, ‘We know this because of disruption by a foreign power into our electoral system,’” said the House Minority Leader. ‘You knew that,” Pelosi said. “You knew it was the Russians.” …
  • Nancy Pelosi, FORMER House Maj Ldr, warns GOP they’ll pay a political price for scrapping Obamacare

    01/03/2017 5:52:48 PM PST · by Cheerio · 58 replies
    Michelle Malkin Blog ^ | January 3, 2017 | Doug Powers
    Nancy Pelosi is leading the charge when it comes to using a shock & awe strategy of projection to save the law that had to be passed so America could find out what was in it:Tweet Heh: Nancy Pelosi, FORMER House Majority Leader, warns GOP they’ll pay a political price for scrapping Obamacare Share By Doug Powers • January 3, 2017 11:07 AM **Written by Doug Powers Nancy Pelosi is leading the charge when it comes to using a shock & awe strategy of projection to save the law that had to be passed so America could find out...
  • Pelosi Statement Calling for an Independent Investigation of Putin’s Interference in U.S. Elections

    12/15/2016 2:22:23 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 62 replies
    Press Releases 12.15.16 Pelosi Statement Calling for an Independent Investigation of Putin’s Interference in U.S. Elections San Francisco – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement today reiterating the need for a bipartisan, independent review following recent reports of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s personal involvement in U.S. elections. Pelosi, the longest serving Member of the House Intelligence Committee, is a former Ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. “Elections determine the future our children will inherit. Given the alarming magnitude, seriousness and scope of Russia’s efforts to undermine U.S. elections, we must have an independent, bipartisan investigation to protect...
  • Pelosi Clings to Power, to Her Party's Detriment

    12/14/2016 7:50:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | December 14, 2016 | Paul Greenberg
    After the Republican avalanche of a victory in last month's elections, there was still more good news for the Grand Old Brand New Party courtesy of Nancy Pelosi. It seems she's eked out a narrow victory over a Democratic insurgency against her stultified leadership of the party in the House, a leadership that has been rusting for the past 14 years. If everything isn't coming up roses for the GOP, at least there are tulips covering the horizon the way daffodils do Wye Mountain every spring. And all Nancy Pelosi could say about her aforementioned "leadership" was the same thing...
  • Pelosi: Tillerson Not Suited for ‘Revered Position’ of Secretary of State

    12/13/2016 12:30:52 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 133 replies
    Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” while discussing President-elect Donald Trump naming ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said, “With all due respect to the president’s nominee, perhaps he’s suitable for something else,” adding that secretary of state was “a revered position.” Pelosi said, “First of all, let’s — what is the job? The job — the secretary of state is really in line to succession to the president of the United States … Well, by sequence, they are, but that’s the primary one and has special status. So the secretary...
  • Nancy Pelosi's Daughter, an Elector, Calls for Hijacking Presidential Election

    12/12/2016 1:17:51 PM PST · by detective · 98 replies
    Frontpage ^ | December 12, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Remember when the Electoral College was evil and needed to be abolished. Ten electors, including Nancy Pelosi's daughter, have a great new plan. And it doesn't take much reading between the lines. Ten members of the Electoral College, including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s daughter Christine and a former member of Congress, are demanding a briefing from U.S. intelligence officials on any ongoing investigations into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. In a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, the electors — nine Democrats and one Republican — argue that they require the information ahead of Dec. 19, when the Electoral College...