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Nancy Pelosi hails ‘historic’ Covid relief bill as House prepares to vote

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The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has hailed the massive $1.9tn Covid relief bill as “historic” and “transformative” as the House stood poised to give the legislation final approval with a vote on Wednesday morning. Jo...

Madam Speaker review: how Nancy Pelosi outwitted Bush and Trump

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John Boehner, a Republican predecessor, concedes that Nancy Pelosi may be the most powerful House speaker in history. Pelosi provided George W Bush with the votes he needed to prevent a depression, as Republicans balk...

Nancy Pelosi calls for US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

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US House speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for a US diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, criticising China for human rights abuses and saying global leaders who attend would lose their moral author...

Nancy Pelosi calls for diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics – video

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US House speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for a US diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, saying global leaders who attend the games would lose their moral authority to criticise China for human rig...

Pelosi faces pressure to seize reins in investigating US Capitol attack

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Top Democrats are making a renewed effort to press ahead with establishing a sweeping, central investigation into the 6 January attack on the Capitol in what could be the final opportunity to hold former US president ...

Nancy Pelosi rebukes Ilhan Omar for tweet on Israel, Hamas and Taliban

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The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, issued a rebuke of Ilhan Omar on Thursday, after the outspoken Minnesota congresswoman said she was a victim of “harassment and silencing” by fellow Democrats over a remark about the U...

Pelosi urges Senate Democrats to back voting rights bill and ‘save democracy’

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Nancy Pelosi is urging congressional Democrats not to abandon their marquee voting-rights legislation in favor of a narrower bill, as the House speaker attempts to stave off opposition to the embattled measure from me...

Pelosi: ‘beyond belief’ that Trump DoJ chiefs didn’t know of secret subpoenas

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The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, said on Sunday it was “beyond belief” that the three top justice department officials of Donald Trump’s administration had been unaware of secret subpoenas seeking private data from th...

Nancy Pelosi signals hard line on formation of 6 January select committee

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Nancy Pelosi is poised to take a hard line should Republicans try to derail her recently announced select committee into the 6 January Capitol attack and she may appoint its members at her sole discretion, according t...

Pelosi rejects two Republicans from Capitol attack committee

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The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, announced on Wednesday that she would veto the two top Republican appointments to the new House select committee investigating the Capitol attack, saying the Trump-allied congressmen c...

McCarthy pulls five Republicans from Capitol attack panel after Pelosi rejects two

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The House speaker, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, announced on Wednesday that she would veto the two top Republicans appointed by the House minority leader, Kevin McCarthy, to the new select committee investigating the Capito...

Pelosi wants ‘Americans to know the truth’ of the Capitol attack – but will we ever really know?

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It was, Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, one of the darkest days in America’s history – an assault on democracy, Congress and the constitution. “The American people want to know the truth,” she said. But will ...

Pelosi will ask anti-Trump Republican Kinzinger to join 6 January panel

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The speaker of the US House, Nancy Pelosi, intends to appoint a second anti-Trump Republican to the select committee investigating the deadly 6 January assault on the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump. Asked i...

Nancy Pelosi primes Capitol attack panel to take hard line on Trump

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The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, is readying the committee that will on Tuesday begin its investigation into the attack on the Capitol to press ahead with an aggressive inquiry into Donald Trump, as she seeks to explo...

‘Such a moron’: Pelosi heaps disdain on McCarthy for criticizing mask guidance

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The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, on Wednesday heaped disdain on the Republican minority leader’s criticism of Congress’s new mask requirement – a reversal of policy that reflected growing number of cases and fears abo...

Nancy Pelosi says US Capitol attack like 9/11 but an assault from within – video

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Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker of the US Congress, has likened the 6 January attack to 9/11, saying one had been an assault on US democracy from within and the other from the outside. Speaking at a Chatham House semi...

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