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Psaki Declines to Comment on Maxine Waters ‘Confrontational’ Remarks Ahead of George Floyd Verdict

When asked if President Joe Biden agrees with the recent controversial remarks of Rep. Maxie Waters (D-Calif.) about the George Floyd case, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki dodged commenting on Waters while saying it is “the most American thing” to protest against injustice in a press conference on Monday. “[President Biden] has been very […]

Pelosi Says Waters Shouldn’t Apologize for Comments on George Floyd Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Monday that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) doesn’t have to apologize for comments calling on protesters to “get more confrontational” over the weekend and sought to defend her colleague. “No, she doesn’t,” Pelosi said in response to a reporter’s question on whether Waters should apologize for making the remarks. “Maxine talked […]

Pelosi: Congress Needs to Investigate Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) again said that that a commission needs to be formed to investigate the Jan .6 Capitol incident. “Today is the 100th day since the January 6th insurrection and assault on the Capitol and our Democracy,” Pelosi wrote in her letter on April 16. She added: “On this 100th day, we are […]

House GOP Leader Says He Will ‘Bring Action’ Against Maxine Waters for ‘Inciting Violence’ if Pelosi Refuses

The House GOP leader on Sunday urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to take action against Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) this week for “inciting violence” in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, over the weekend. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said that if the House speaker doesn’t “act against this dangerous rhetoric,” he will take action against […]

Pelosi Says She Won’t Commit to Expanding Supreme Court, Backs Biden’s Commission

Expanding the Supreme Court could happen but should be studied first, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Thursday. A group of House Democrats were expected to announce a bill later in the day that would expand the nation’s top court from nine seats to 13, with members upset that six of the current members […]

Pelosi’s House Democrat Margin Shrinks as Republican Representative Sworn In

House Democrats’ majority shrunk as Rep. Julia Letlow (R-La.) is slated to be sworn into office on Wednesday. Letlow is joining the lower chamber after her husband, Luke Letlow, died of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus earlier this year. Julia Letlow won a special election in March. With Letlow being sworn in, Republicans have […]

Biden’s First Joint Address to Congress Still Not Scheduled

President Joe Biden’s first speech to a joint session of Congress is still not set, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday. The joint address typically takes place in February of each year and is known as the State of the Union address every year except a president’s […]

Rep. Davis Rips ‘Height of Hypocrisy’ in Pelosi Moving to Unseat Iowa GOPer

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) charged House Democrats Monday with the “height of political hypocrisy” in moving to remove Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa) and replace her with the Democrat she defeated last November, Rita Hart. “It’s the height of political hypocrisy for Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to talk just a few weeks ago about […]

Pelosi Downplays Concerns From Democrats About Reviewing Iowa House Seat Won by Republican

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) downplayed concerns from some House Democrats about reviewing the Iowa congressional race that was won by six votes. The House Administration Committee, led by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), is considering hearing Democrat Rita Hart’s challenge against Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ election victory that was certified by the state of Iowa. Pelosi […]

Pelosi Rejects Resolution by Democrats to Expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday said she rejected a move by some Democrats led by Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) to expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from Congress. About 70 House Democrats joined Gomez in signing the resolution. However, to expel a member of Congress, the bid requires a two-thirds supermajority, meaning that […]