Nancy Pelosi

December 07, 2017 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The measure passed mostly along party lines, 235-193, and would keep the government running...
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USA TODAY
December 05, 2017 - 9:40 am
(AP) — U.S. Rep. John Conyers — beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former staff members — announced Tuesday that he is retiring. The 88-year-old Conyers made the announcement while speaking with Detroit radio talk show host Mildred Gaddis. He was not clear on when the retirement becomes...
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AP
November 30, 2017 - 10:43 am
The top Democrat in the U.S. House says Michigan Rep. John Conyers should resign in the face of allegations of sexual misconduct. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday that the accusations against Conyers are ``serious, disappointing and very credible. It's very sad.'' Conyers is the...
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USA TODAY
October 30, 2017 - 9:30 am
The top Democrat in the House is pressing for an ``outside, fully independent investigation'' to expose Russia's meddling in the election and the involvement of Trump officials. That's the word from Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. In a statement Monday shortly after indictments were...
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October 02, 2017 - 1:26 pm
(AP) _ The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas has left Republican-backed bills to loosen gun rules in limbo. Before the shooting that killed at least 58 people, House GOP leaders had been moving forward with legislation to ease regulations on gun silencers and allow those with concealed-carry...
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USA TODAY
September 14, 2017 - 8:37 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump says he's "fairly close" to reaching a deal with congressional leaders on protections for young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But the president says he needs "massive border security." Trump spoke Thursday morning - after denying assertions by...
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July 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has spoken with Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice more than a month ago, and "he sounded wonderful." Pelosi began her weekly news conference on Thursday by discussing the news...
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June 21, 2017 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Party divisions were on glaring display Wednesday as a special election loss in a wildly expensive Georgia House race left bitter lawmakers turning their anger on their own leaders. "We as Democrats have to come to terms with the fact that we lost again," said Rep...
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USA TODAY
June 09, 2017 - 8:38 am
(AP) - House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has concerns about President Donald Trump's "fitness for office" - and thinks he needs more sleep. Pelosi is citing Trump's habit of early morning tweeting, as well as Thursday's congressional testimony by former FBI Director James Comey. Comey...
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