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Pelosi says lawmakers will be issued with $5,000 fines if they bypass metal detectors to get to the House floor

"It is tragic that this step is necessary, but the Chamber of the People's House must and will be safe," she said. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) presides over the vote to impeach President Donald Trump for a second t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2021

No mask, no mic: Pelosi installs new rule requiring masks for lawmakers speaking on House floor and withdrawing recognition from those who speak without a mask

Following a July mandate, Pelosi has now made it mandatory for House members to remain masked in order to speak on the floor. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi s.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 16th, 2020

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says some lawmakers "don"t yet feel safe around other members of Congress" after one tried bringing a gun to the House floor

"The moment you bring a gun onto the House f.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 22nd, 2021

Congress to implement new safety protocols after Capitol siege, including metal detectors and mask requirements

The House plans to impose a fine system for members who refuses to wear a mask, with a $500 penalty for the first offense and $2,500 for the second. US Capitol Police install metal detectors at the doors of the House of Representatives chamb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2021

Pelosi urges lawmakers to "return to Washington this week" as calls for impeachment grow

Her remarks are the latest signal in growing calls for impeachment proceedings ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's Inauguration Day. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is meeting with White House officials to ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2021

Pelosi urges her lawmakers to "return to Washington this week" as calls for impeachment grow

Her remarks are the latest signal in tktk impeachment proceedings ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's Inauguration Day. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is meeting with White House officials to hash out a deal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2021

House lawmakers slap down Trump"s veto of $740 billion defense bill, now heads to Senate for final showdown

The House vote to override Trump's veto sets up the scene for the first potential override by both chambers during his White House tenure. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rips up the speech of P.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 28th, 2020

"Let"s do it!": Schumer, Pelosi say they are eager to pass $2,000 stimulus checks that Trump says he supports

Democratic lawmakers quickly responded to Trump's demand that Congress increase the size of the stimulus checks, asking him to convince Republicans. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Ca.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 22nd, 2020

Trump grants pardons and commutations to Russia probe defendants, multiple former GOP lawmakers, and Blackwater guards convicted in connection to Iraqi massacre

Trump issued pardons and commutations to 20 people including multiple close associates ensnared in the Russia probe and former GOP congressmen. President Donald Trump at the White House on November 26, 2020. Er.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 22nd, 2020

Congress just approved a 2-day funding extension to buy more time for stimulus negotiations, barely voting to avoid a shutdown

Lawmakers are scrambling to mend policy disagreements that have gummed up talks for months, including details on stimulus checks to Americans. From left to right: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 18th, 2020

Capitol Report: Pelosi seeks more funding for U.S. Postal Service as Democrats warn of ‘crisis’ for agency

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is seeking more funding for the U.S. Postal Service as lawmakers work on a new round of aid amid the coronavirus pandemic, and Democrats warn the independent agency is in crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2020

LIVE: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pays tribute to the late congressman Elijah Cummings in historic floor speech on Trump impeachment

Reuters The House of Representatives on Wednesday kicked off a historic hearing that is expected to culminate in the impeachmen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 18th, 2019

"He gives us no choice": House Speaker Nancy Pelosi makes a historic speech as Congress stands on the brink of impeaching Trump

Scott J. Applewhite/AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday and gave a historic speech as President Donald Trump stands on the brink of likely imp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 18th, 2019

Mexico steps up pressure on U.S. Congress to approve trade deal

Mexico's government on Monday ramped up pressure on Democratic lawmakers to approve a new North American trade deal, urging U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to push it through Congress and rejecting demands for greater oversight of its labor market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 25th, 2019

Republicans want to force Democrats to stand up and announce their impeachment vote on the House floor to make the process more "painful"

Republicans want House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to force members of Congress to stand up and announce their vote on the impeachment resolution on Thursday, rather than taking a normal electronic vote.&.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2019

The New York Post: No U.S.-U.K. trade deal if Brexit undermines Good Friday accord, Pelosi warns

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning to the United Kingdom on Wednesday amid talks of a free-trade deal with the U.S. after Britain departs the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2019

Pelosi Briefly Banned From Speaking In The House After Calling Trump "Racist", Leading To Chaos On House Floor

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was briefly banned from speaking on the House floor on Tuesday after she made disparaging comments about President Trump's 'racist' behavior, sparking chaos in the cham.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 16th, 2019

Deepfake Video of Mark Zuckerberg Goes Viral on Eve of House A.I. Hearing

The technology to literally put words in someone's mouth is running far ahead of the lawmakers ability to regulate such mischief. Move over, Nancy Pelosi. A "deepfake" video.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: Pelosi, Lighthizer to talk trade agenda | Nadler says Trump making impeachment difficult to avoid

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will host U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Wednesday afternoon, Politico reports, as President Donald Trump faces backlash from lawmakers in both parties over his controversial trade agenda......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

Capitol Report: Democrats eye infrastructure package with or without Trump | Black lawmakers pitch Biden-Harris ticket

Key Democrats say they should push their own infrastructure bill through the House ahead of the 2020 elections if Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump can’t strike a deal, writes the Hill......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2019

Oregon House passes $1B business tax over GOP objections

After a lengthy floor debate, lawmakers on Wednesday passed the bill along party lines......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2019