Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Unveils Plan to Allow Congress to Remove a President

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation today that would allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove the president. Pelosi insists it’s not about President Donald Trump but inspired by…

Congressional Pilgrimage Tour Wraps Up In Selma

It’s been a weekend full of events for United States Congress members in Alabama. More than fifty have been on a pilgrimage, touring sites that highlight the state’s civil rights history. The pilgrimage is organized by the Faith & Politics Institute non-profit, which has brought hundreds of congressional leaders to the state for the three-day tour in the past twenty…

BREAKING: House Prosecutors Named for Trump Impeachment Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the House prosecutors for the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. They include Democrats Adam Schiff of California and Jerrold Nadler of New York, who led the House impeachment probe. Pelosi made the announcement this morning, hours before the House was expected to vote to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate for…

House Speaker Announces Drafting of Articles of Impeachment against President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces drafting of articles of impeachment against President Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has announced that the House will begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump. The White House press secretary says "Speaker Pelosi & the Democrats should be ashamed," adding "We look forward to a fair trial in the Senate."…

U.S. House Approves Setting Rules for Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump

This morning, the U.S. House voted 232-196 to set rules for an impeachment inquiry of President Trump.  (This was not a vote on actual impeachment.) A sharply divided House voted nearly on party lines on the first formal vote on a process that’s likely to take months, possibly stretching into the early weeks of the 2020 election year. The vote was…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Donald Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made it official, telling fellow Democrats she supports a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Her remarks at a closed-door meeting was described by two people familiar with the remarks who were not authorized to discuss them publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Pelosi is set to make a formal announcement at 5…

Trump Makes Case for Border Wall in Prime Time Oval Office Speech

President Donald Trump says in an Oval Office address that there is a “growing humanitarian and security crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, though crossings have fallen in recent years. The president said Tuesday night that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration. He says it strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages. The president says among those…

Rep. Sewell: I’ll vote for Pelosi for Speaker

Democratic Caucus vote set for 11-28

The only Democrat in the Alabama U.S. House delegation says she will vote for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker when Democrats take control of the House. Terri Sewell made that comment on CNN This morning.   “Leadership elections are often messy but I think at the end of the day the Democratic Party will come together. Our caucus will come together…

Democrats Extol Health Care Law In Bid To Derail GOP Repeal

Senior House Democrats are extolling the benefits of President Barack Obama’s health care law in hopes of derailing Republican plans to gut the statute. Speaking to reporters Monday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the GOP will begin its “assault” on the law when the 115th Congress convenes Tuesday. She says abolishing so-called Obamacare as Republicans have promised will force…