Trump tweeted at Nancy Pelosi to end the shutdown over the wall: ‘Let’s make a deal?’

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday afternoon to ask House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to “make a deal” that includes funding for a wall along the southern US border. Trump’s tweet comes 11 days into a partial government shutdown that came after gridlock among congressional lawmakers who did not secure Trump’s requested $ 5 […]

Trump inexplicably told Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for the border wall as part of the landmark new trade deal

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump told House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for a wall along the US-Mexico border through the updated North American Free Trade Agreement. The deal does not include any provisions compelling Mexico to pay for a border wall. Trump also argued that increased economic growth from the agreement […]

‘A tinkle contest with a skunk’: Pelosi trashes Trump’s ‘manhood’ after heated border wall talk

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi had some choice words for the president following an argumentative exchange in the Oval Office in which she blamed him for an impending government shutdown. “It’s like a manhood thing for him,” she said, referring to the president’s obsession with building a border wall. “As if manhood could ever be […]

Nancy Pelosi is urging Paul Ryan to rein in Republicans hindering the House Intel Committee’s Russia investigation

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging House Speaker Paul Ryan to stop Trump allies from hindering the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s meddling in the US election. Pelosi said in a Thursday letter to Ryan: “Political haste must not cut short valid investigatory threads” related to the probe, which followed an assessment from […]

In an awkward interview, Nancy Pelosi defends Democratic congressman accused of harassment

NBC House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dodged repeated questions about harassment allegations against Rep. John Conyers on Sunday. Conyers has faced pressure to resign. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dodged questions about whether Rep. John Conyers should resign following revelations that he settled a 2015 complaint with a former staffer who claimed she was fired […]

Pelosi cites being a woman as reason not to give up House leadership role

Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi says she was ready to vacate her House leadership position if Hillary Clinton had become president, but sees that loss as a personal mandate to instead stay on as the “only woman at the table.” Despite facing direct challenges and calls to step down from her role as House minority leader, […]

Nancy Pelosi responds to protesters who are angry that she negotiated with Republicans on immigration reform

Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said some of the protesters who disrupted her town hall in San Francisco earlier this week helped plan it and suggested that their demands are not feasible in the current Congress. On Monday, protesters went after Pelosi for working across the aisle with President Donald Trump […]

Nancy Pelosi: Trump’s proposed budget is ‘literally a killer’ for Americans

Win McNamee/Getty Images House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) called President Trump’s budget proposal “literally a killer” for the American people on Tuesday. At a press conference, Pelosi and other Democratic leaders in Congress slammed the proposed Trump budget as a nonstarter. While the White House says Social Security and Medicare benefits are left […]

Democrat leader Pelosi calls for House debate on Trump’s Syria strike

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for a House debate on President Donald Trump’s missile strike against Syria, saying Congress has a constitutional responsibility to discuss the authorization of military force against a sovereign nation. READ MORE: Shadow Brokers hackers release NSA hacking tools to punish Trump for ‘abandoning’ his base The House is […]