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52nd speaker of the United States House of Representatives

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Nancy Pelosi: 52nd speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Nancy Patricia Pelosi is an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party. She has served as speaker of the United States House of Representatives since January 2019, is the only woman to have held that office, and is the highest-ranking elected woman in United States history. As speaker of the House, she is second in the presidential line of succession, immediately after the vice president.

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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi requests intelligence briefings on Saudi attacks

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has requested a briefing for all House members on the Saudi Aramco attacks and Iran, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
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Trump talks with Democratic leaders as pressure mounts for gun control legislation

Schumer and Pelosi said they told Trump that any gun control package that did not include universal background checks would "not get the job done."
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Faces Concern From Progressive Democrats Over Drug Pricing Bill [Video]Pelosi Faces Concern From Progressive Democrats Over Drug Pricing Bill

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is driving to push a drug pricing bill through by Thanksgiving. While moderate factions praised her initiative, progressives worry the bill will fall short of their expectations...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

"We stand as one": Hong Kong activist with Pelosi

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi thanked the leaders of the Hong Kong movement for challenging the conscience of the world. Activist Joshua Wong added they stand as one. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

Top Democrats press Trump on gun control [Video]Top Democrats press Trump on gun control

U.S. Democratic leaders told President Donald Trump on Sunday (September 15) that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Democrats To Trump: Gun Bill Must Include Background Checks [Video]Democrats To Trump: Gun Bill Must Include Background Checks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports [Video]CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports

More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Dan Bishop declares victory in North Carolina [Video]Dan Bishop declares victory in North Carolina

Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday (September 10), turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Democrats press GOP for stricter gun laws [Video]Democrats press GOP for stricter gun laws

U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to meet with..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:13Published

Pentagon to divert $3.6 billion to fund Trump’s wall [Video]Pentagon to divert $3.6 billion to fund Trump’s wall

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles of the border wall with Mexico, U.S...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

House Dems to probe Trump role in hush payments [Video]House Dems to probe Trump role in hush payments

U.S. congressional Democrats are planning to investigate allegations of President Donald Trump's involvement in hush-money payments to women who say they had affairs with him, the Washington Post..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:06Published

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit [Video]U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi comments on Israel’s recent decision. The decision Isreal made was to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen. Ilhan Omar and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

'Moscow Mitch' is burying legislation: Pelosi [Video]'Moscow Mitch' is burying legislation: Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacked Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, saying that "Moscow Mitch" is the self-described grim reaper of legislation, including that which addresses election..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Pelosi questions Trump's Guatemala deal [Video]Pelosi questions Trump's Guatemala deal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticizes U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration deal agreed with..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Trump seems to backtrack on background checks [Video]Trump seems to backtrack on background checks

After calling for stronger background checks on Twitter, President Donald Trump quickly changes gears, instead proposing tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform, and citing violent..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

Majority of House Democrats Support Beginning Impeachment Process [Video]Majority of House Democrats Support Beginning Impeachment Process

More than half of House Democrats want to vote to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. According to Politico, this will make Speaker Nancy Pelosi reconsider her position on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Pelosi's Ghana visit marks slave trade's 400th anniversary [Video]Pelosi's Ghana visit marks slave trade's 400th anniversary

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi spoke in Ghana's parliament during a three-day visit to the country on Wednesday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi And Elijah Cummings' Districts [Video]Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi And Elijah Cummings' Districts

President Donald Trump started his Sunday morning attacking Nancy Pelosi’s district Trump implied Pelosi is failing her district in San Francisco and said the area is not “recognizable lately.”..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump's Baltimore tweets 'unacceptable': mayor [Video]Trump's Baltimore tweets 'unacceptable': mayor

Baltimore Mayor Bernard Young slammed President Trump's tweets about his city and Rep. Elijah Cummings, calling the comments "completely unacceptable." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

Trump tells black lawmaker to clean 'disgusting' district [Video]Trump tells black lawmaker to clean 'disgusting' district

President Donald Trump hit out at a prominent African-American lawmaker on Saturday, saying he should concentrate on cleaning up his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” Baltimore district rather..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

House panel seeks evidence to assess impeachment [Video]House panel seeks evidence to assess impeachment

The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Friday for access to grand jury evidence from the Mueller probe that lawmakers say they need to determine whether to begin..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

No 'hatchet' to bury with AOC: Pelosi [Video]No 'hatchet' to bury with AOC: Pelosi

After being asked if she 'buried the hatchet' with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at their meeting, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she didn't 'think there was ever any hatchet'..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Democrats Upset By Tom Steyer's Run [Video]Democrats Upset By Tom Steyer's Run

Politico reports that Tom Steyer’s eleventh-hour presidential bid is confounding Democrats. Steyer is a billionaIre and impeachment advocate. Some Democratic lawmakers wish he would drop his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

 

Schumer and Pelosi, Talking to Trump on Guns, Try to Sweeten the Deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer offered to attend a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” as part of their pressure for the president to back a House-passed bill.
NYTimes.com - Published

Pelosi visibly angry over gun debate

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is usually unflappable when speaking to reporters, but she became visibly angry Tuesday when discussing gun violence legislation that she said is being held up by..
USATODAY.com - Published

Pelosi Enlivens Battle to Lower Drug Prices

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s draft plan to allow the federal government to negotiate the price of hundreds of drugs will add new urgency to Washington’s effort to fight rising prescription costs.
NYTimes.com - Published

Democrats make case for vote on gun background check bill

The press conference comes on the same day Pelosi and Schumer sent a letter to Donald Trump about gun control legislation
CBS News - Published

Pelosi and Schumer, in Push for Gun Safety Legislation, Urge Trump to Defy N.R.A.

In a letter, the top two Democrats in Congress called on the president to expand background checks to nearly all gun buyers.
NYTimes.com - Published

Stacey Abrams gives Nancy Pelosi an "A" rating

Stacey Abrams is offering praise for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Fair Fight 2020 founder and chair told CBSN she thinks the Democratic leader deserves an "A" rating.
CBS News - Published

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing"..
Reuters - Published

China tells U.S. to back off after lawmakers condemn Hong Kong violence

China's foreign ministry on Tuesday told the United States to stay out of its internal affairs after some U.S. lawmakers, including House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, condemned what they..
Reuters - Published

Pelosi skeptical about Trump migration plan for El Salvador

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised concern about El Salvador's ability to cope with a tough migration deal being pursued by the Trump Administration as she led a U.S...
Reuters - Published

Mitch McConnell says senate will consider gun control legislation next month

For the first time, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suggesting he's open to new laws requiring background checks on all gun buyers. This comes in the aftermath of the deadly El..
CBS News - Published

In Guatemala, Pelosi says migrant treatment 'shameful', worries about Trump deal

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration..
Reuters - Published

Pelosi urges Trump to call Senate to vote on House gun background checks bills

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request comes after a weekend of two mass shootings and gun violence.
USATODAY.com - Published

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers..
Reuters - Published

Lawmakers urge Pelosi to call session to address white supremacy

Dozens of representatives have signed onto a letter by Reps. Veronica Escobar and Tom Malinowski calling for Congress to return
CBS News - Published

'God be with you all': Trump pledges full support for El Paso shooting victims as lawmakers also grieve

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed sympathy after a shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart Saturday that left many dead.
USATODAY.com - Published

Majority of House Democrats now back a Trump impeachment inquiry, adding pressure to Nancy Pelosi to act

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been reluctant to move on impeachment of Donald Trump but it may be harder to avoid now that most Democrats support it.
USATODAY.com - Published

House sees wave of Republican retirements, DCCC experiences staffing shakeup

Rep. Will Hurd, the only African American Republican in the House of Representatives, says he's done with Congress. Danny Weiss, the former chief of staff to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a senior..
CBS News - Published

Omar with Pelosi in Ghana: "They said 'send her back' but...she went back with me"

"They said 'send her back' but Speaker Pelosi didn't just make arrangements to send me back, she went back with me,"
CBS News - Published

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the..
Reuters - Published

Speaker Pelosi, are you there yet?: Today's Toon

Daily editorial cartoons from USA TODAY's Editorial Page
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Ask 'slumlord' Jared Kushner: Pelosi criticizes Trump's Baltimore comments

The House speaker and Baltimore native was referencing complaints about apartments and townhomes that the Kushner family real estate firm owns in the Baltimore area.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump slams Baltimore district as "rodent-infested mess"

President Trump is escalating his feud with one of the most prominent black members of Congress, Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings. Over the weekend, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the president's..
CBS News - Published

We are finally on the path to Trump impeachment and saving what our Founders gave us

Nancy Pelosi spared moderate Democrats a floor vote on impeachment but she has unleashed her committee chairs to do exactly what needs to be done.
USATODAY.com - Published

Pelosi denounces Trump's 'racist attacks' on Rep. Elijah Cummings and Baltimore

"We all reject racist attacks against (Cummings) and support his steadfast leadership," Pelosi said in a Saturday tweet.
USATODAY.com - Published

Birtherism. Liberal Pelosi. Now ‘The Squad’ Is the New Villain for the Right.

Four women have reached a notoriety virtually unheard-of for freshmen House members, thanks to a relentless conservative fire usually trained on senior Democrats.
NYTimes.com - Published

‘The Squad’ Rankles but Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez Make Peace for Now

Under attack from President Trump, the House Democratic quartet self-named “the squad” is being embraced by its party. But beneath the bonhomie, tensions remain.
NYTimes.com - Published

Pelosi discusses meeting with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after she called speaker "disrespectful"

"The congresswoman is a very gracious member of Congress, so we had a very positive conversation about our districts and how we represent them," Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters after her meeting..
CBS News - Published

Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set to meet

Pelosi and more left-leaning members have entered into a rift as of late over policy and agenda
CBS News - Published

'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood,' 9/11 first responders bill, Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez meet: 5 things to know Friday

"Once Upon A Time in Hollywood" opens nationwide, Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez meet face-to-face and more things to start your Friday.
USATODAY.com - Published

'I’m looking forward to it': Pelosi minimizes tensions with Ocasio-Cortez ahead of meeting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are expected to meet Friday. "I'm looking forward to it," Pelosi said.
USATODAY.com - Published

Pelosi holds speaks to reporters after Mueller testimony -- live stream

The House speaker stopped short of calling for impeachment after Mueller testified before two House committees Wednesday
CBS News - Published

Speaker Pelosi shows her weakness by not controlling 'the Squad'

Pelosi has generally been dismissive of the Squad and their antics, but she has not been able to put them in their place.
USATODAY.com - Published

Will Mueller's testimony help impeachment effort? Pelosi doesn't budge as GOP claims victory

Former special counsel Robert Mueller's appearance before Congress left Republicans claiming victory and Democrats torn over whether it helped their case against President Trump
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump says Pelosi, Schiff should be 'ashamed of themselves' for 'phony stuff'

Following Robert Mueller's testimony, President Donald Trump called out Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other ranking Democrats for "phony cloud."
USATODAY.com - Published

Pelosi unchanged on impeachment after Mueller hearings

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her position on impeachment wasn't changed by special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before two House committees on Wednesday. She and the chairmen of several..
CBS News - Published

Pelosi reacts to Mueller's testimony before Congress

Pelosi is holding a press conference with Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff to discuss Mueller's testimony
CBS News - Published

What national debt? Budget deal shows neither GOP nor Democratic Party cares

At least Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi would prevent a government shutdown for two years. With this dysfunctional government, we'll take it: Our view
USATODAY.com - Published

Pelosi distributes memo to House Democrats ahead of Mueller hearing

In a six-page memo distributed to House Democrats ahead of Mueller's testimony, Pelosi's office cites key conclusions from Mueller's report
CBS News - Published

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion

Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit.
NYTimes.com - Published

Barr and Ross urge Pelosi to postpone contempt vote - live updates

The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on holding the attorney general and commerce secretary in contempt
CBS News - Published

Ocasio-Cortez, Pelosi planning to meet one-on-one

Earlier this month, Pelosi downplayed four votes from a group of progressive Democrats against a border funding bill.
USATODAY.com - Published

Speaker Pelosi on impeachment: "We'll deal with it"

The House will vote on articles of impeachment today brought forth by Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not indicated support for Green's resolution. CBS News political..
CBS News - Published

Pelosi defends "gentle" resolution condemning Trump tweets

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House resolution condemning President Trump's tweets about four progressive congresswomen was "as gentle as it could be considering the inappropriateness and the..
CBS News - Published

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House floor by July 25.
Reuters - Published

Pelosi holds weekly press conference after Trump contempt vote

The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning President Trump's inflammatory tweets from over the weekend
CBS News - Published

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Nancy Pelosi: There's no "fundamental fracture" within the Democratic party

The president’s racist tweets continue to spark bitter, partisan fighting in Washington. Yesterday, the House voted mostly along party lines to condemn the president’s comments. In their only joint..
CBS News - Published

Ocasio-Cortez "absolutely" willing to meet with Pelosi

In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King on Tuesday, Democratic Reps. Alexia Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib spoke about recent tensions with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Ocasio-Cortez..
CBS News - Published

Trump’s Attacks on Members of Congress Set the Tone for 2020

The president boasted of “marrying” Pelosi to “the Squad,” betting that he can cast the entire Democratic Party as radical.
NYTimes.com - Published

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