Nancy Pelosi

  • impeachment Jan 21

    McConnell Sets Rules for Trump Impeachment Trial, Allowing Vote on Witnesses, Documents

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will allot each side a total of 24 hours to present their arguments in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, but the time must be confined to two working days, according to the text of his organizing resolution, which NBC News obtained Monday.

  • Nancy Pelosi Jan 20

    Nancy Pelosi Talks Impeachment, 2020 Census During San Francisco Visit

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited San Francisco Sunday before heading back to the nation’s capital with what she said is the backing of a vast majority of Americans who are demanding a full and fair impeachment trial in the senate.

  • impeachment Jan 20

    Crimes? Impeachment Prosecutors, Defense Lay Out Arguments

    Advocates for and against President Donald Trump are giving no ground in the shadow of his Senate impeachment trial. The president’s defenders are arguing that his pressure on Ukraine broke no U.S., law, so it wasn’t impeachable in the first place. The House Democrats who are prosecuting the abuse and obstruction charges say there need be no crime and that...

  • impeachment Jan 17

    Who Are the Impeachment Managers Who Will Prosecute Trump?

    The seven Democrats are a diverse group with expertise in litigation and national security

  • Nancy Pelosi Jan 15

    Pelosi Announces Seven Impeachment Managers

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Wednesday the seven impeachment managers who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial of President Donald Trump.

  • impeachment Jan 14

    Trump Impeachment Moves Forward

    After a three week impasse, the impeachment of President Trump is moving forward this week. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to release the articles of impeachment to the Senate, triggering the start of a trial. NBC’s Alice Barr reports.

  • Senate Jan 13

    Trump, Pelosi Square Off Ahead of Impeachment Trial

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says senators will “pay a price” if they block new witnesses from testifying in President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial. She says Americans expect a “fair trial”. The House expects to transmit the articles of impeachment against Trump this week. The Republican leader of the Senate, Mitch McConnell, wants a speedy trial without new witnesses. Trump...

  • impeachment Jan 10

    Pelosi to Send Impeachment to Senate for Historic Trial

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will take steps next week to send articles of impeachment to the Senate for President Donald Trump’s Senate trial. In a letter Friday to her Democratic colleagues, Pelosi said she has asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the floor next week a resolution to transmit the articles...

  • Iran Jan 9

    House Passes War Powers Resolution

    The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to require that President Donald Trump request authorization from Congress before any further military action is taken with Iran.

  • Iran Jan 9

    Pelosi: White House ‘Has Responsibility to Consult With Congress’

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi discusses a War Powers resolution that will be on the house floor Thursday.

  • Iran Jan 10

    House Approves Measure to Restrain Trump’s Actions on Iran

    Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. The war powers resolution is not binding on the president and would not require his signature.

  • Iran Jan 8

    Pelosi Announces Thursday Vote to Limit Trump’s War Powers on Iran

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Wednesday that the House will vote Thursday on a war powers resolution to limit the Trump administration’s military actions against Iran. The announcement comes less than a day after Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi air bases housing U.S. forces in response to the U.S. airstrike that killed top Iranian...

  • Trump administration Jan 17

    McConnell, Pelosi Stand Firm as Impeachment Remains Frozen

    The standoff over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial deepened Wednesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there will be “no haggling” with Democrats as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi demands for more details and witnesses. McConnell’s Senate majority has the leverage Republicans need to launch Trump’s trial toward swift acquittal of the charges, but Pelosi’s reluctance to transmit the articles of...

  • Iran Jan 8

    Congress Reacts to Iran Attack on US Forces. Pelosi Says ‘World Cannot Afford War’

    Republican and Democratic members of Congress said Tuesday night that they are praying for U.S. forces overseas and that they are monitoring developments following news that Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at U.S. military forces in Iraq. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., tweeted that the U.S. and the world “cannot afford war.” “Closely monitoring the situation following bombings...

  • impeachment Dec 26, 2019

    ‘Liars!’: Trump Fires Off Post-Christmas Tweetstorm Over Impeachment Impasse

    The first House-passed article of impeachment charged Trump with abusing his power by pushing Ukraine to probe former Vice President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and Democrats while withholding nearly $400 million in military aid to the country, as well as an official White House visit for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The second article charged Trump with obstructing Congress’ investigation...

  • Chuck Schumer Dec 24, 2019

    Trump Lashes Out as Impeachment Trial Stuck in Limbo

    President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday as his Senate impeachment trial remains at an impasse, with Republican and Democratic leaders at odds over its format and whether witnesses should be called. Speaking at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida after a teleconference call with troops stationed across the globe, Trump singled out Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is indefinitely holding…

  • impeachment Dec 23, 2019

    White House Predicts Pelosi to ‘Yield’ on Impeachment Delay

    The White House argued Sunday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has put herself in an untenable position by stalling House-passed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in hopes of shaping the upcoming Senate trial. The House voted Wednesday to impeach Trump, who became only the third president in U.S. history to be formally charged with “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Pelosi has...

  • impeachment Dec 21, 2019

    Plans for Impeachment Trial Get Foggy Before Holiday Break

    Plans for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trail remain foggy as the holiday season kicks in. Senate leaders jockeying for leverage have failed to agree on procedures for the trial, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has delayed sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate. Proceedings are expected to begin in January

  • Donald Trump Dec 20, 2019

    Pelosi, Trump Agree to State of the Union Address on Feb. 4

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    President Donald Trump has been invited to deliver the State of the Union to a joint session of Congress on Feb. 4....

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    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to the president on Friday — two after Trump was impeached — formally inviting him to deliver the address at the U.S. Capitol....

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    “In the spirit of respecting our Constitution, I invite you...

  • Nancy Pelosi Dec 19, 2019

    Pelosi Responds to Trump’s Comments About Dingell: ‘ Cruelty Is Not Wit’

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., addressed President Donald Trump’s comments during a rally where he suggested the late Rep. John Dingell was in hell. “What the president misunderstands is that cruelty is not wit,” Pelosi said. “Just because he gets a laugh for saying the cruel things that he says doesn’t mean he’s funny. It’s not funny at all....

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