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  • Floor fight erupts as Pelosi speaks ahead of vote to condemn Trump's 'racist' comments

    07/16/2019 1:04:31 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 168 replies
    FoxNews ^ | July 16, 2019
    Escalating tensions on Capitol Hill erupted into a contentious floor fight in the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke in favor of a proposed resolution condemning "racist" comments by President Trump -- even as Republican leaders stood steadfast behind the president. As Pelosi's remarks turned personal, Georgia Republican Rep. Doug Collins rose to challenge her and demand that her words be "taken down." The extraordinary rebuke, the first of its kind by a member of Congress and a speaker of the House in decades, theoretically could result in Pelosi being barred from speaking on...
  • UPDATED: Parliamentary chaos as House Democrats ban and unban Pelosi from House floor

    07/16/2019 2:18:06 PM PDT · by caww · 124 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 7/16/2019 | John Gage
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was banned from speaking on the House floor for the rest of the day after calling President Trump's tweets racist on the House floor. The decision came after the California Democrat gave an impassioned speech about tweets by Trump she called "racist." The chairman at the time, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, reprimanded her for the "personality-based" attack before "abandoning the chair."
  • Bedlam on House Floor: Pelosi Storms Off amid Boos from Members

    07/16/2019 2:03:15 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/16/2019 | by Hannah Bleau
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was booed after attempting to shame lawmakers into supporting the House Democrats’ resolution to condemn what they consider “racist” tweets from President Trump, arguing that anything less would be “a shameful abdication” of their oath of office to “protect the American people.” The speaker railed against Trump during Tuesday’s debate on the House floor, promising that her caucus would continue to respond to the “disrespect” aimed at the fundamental diversity of America. She accused the president of legitimizing and increasing “fear” and “hatred” against people of color and attempted to shame lawmakers who are dismissing the...