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Pelosi considering recalling Congress over Post Office woes

08 August, 2020 8:08 am 8:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may recall lawmakers from a summer recess to address changes at the Postal Service that have prompted anger among Democrats and alarm about possible impact on the 2020 election. A Democratic congressional aide confirmed a Politico report that Pelosi could call back the US House later this … Read More

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Trump’s firing of State Department watchdog may be ‘unlawful,&#...

05 May, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump’s firing of the State Department’s top internal watchdog “could be unlawful” if it was intended to retaliate against one of his investigations, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. Trump late Friday ousted Inspector General Steve Linick, the fourth inspector general he has fired since early April, following his February … Read More

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Pelosi says House to vote on resolution to limit Trump’s military act...

01 January, 2020 3:11 pm 3:11 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will introduce and vote on a war powers resolution this week to limit US President Donald Trump’s military actions regarding Iran. “This resolution is similar to the resolution introduced by Senator Tim Kaine in the Senate,” Pelosi said in a statement late on Sunday. … Read More

On eve of expected impeachment, Trump lashes out at Pelosi, Democrats

12 December, 2019 10:08 am 10:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On the eve of his expected impeachment in the US House of Representatives, President Donald Trump accused Democrats of pursuing an “illegal, partisan attempted coup” and declaring war on American democracy as they seek to remove him from office for pressing Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden. Trump’s remarks came in … Read More

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Pelosi pursues articles of impeachment against Trump, says democracy at sta...

12 December, 2019 11:24 am 11:24 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Warning that US democracy is at stake, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi directed a congressional committee on Thursday to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a historic step setting up a fight over whether to oust him from office. In a dramatic televised statement, Pelosi accused the Republican president … Read More

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In Trump-Nixon impeachment comparison, Pelosi raises specter of resignation

11 November, 2019 10:40 am 10:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is amplifying her unfavourable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon, saying that disgraced president at least cared enough about the country to leave office before his impeachment. The top Democrat in Congress told reporters last week that Trump’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate … Read More

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Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies: Pelosi

11 November, 2019 8:21 am 8:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offense under the US Constitution. “The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public … Read More

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Trump blasts Pelosi cover-up accusation, balks on infrastructure

05 May, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russia investigation, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, “I don’t do cover-ups.” Visibly angered by Pelosi’s remarks, Trump also said he would not work with Democrats, … Read More

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Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of ‘crime&...

05 May, 2019 10:33 am 10:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened to hold Barr in contempt of Congress. Even as Democratic lawmakers accused the Trump administration of … Read More

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Pelosi hits Trump over use of 9/11 images to criticize Muslim lawmaker

04 April, 2019 1:29 pm 1:29 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump for a Twitter post that used 9/11 imagery while suggesting Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a Muslim, was dismissive of the New York attacks. “The memory of 9/11 is sacred ground, and any discussion of it must be done with reverence,” Pelosi … Read More

Pelosi, Trump, State of Union speech, shutdown

Pelosi tells Trump no State of Union speech until shutdown ends

01 January, 2019 11:58 am 11:58 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would hold an alternative event to the State of the Union address after Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi barred him from speaking in the House of Representatives until the partial government shutdown ends. The clash between two of Washington’s most powerful leaders escalated the standoff … Read More