Pelosi denounces GOP leaders over Georgia lawmaker’s posts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi intensified pressure Thursday on House Republican leaders for their handling of a controversial GOP freshman, denouncing them for placing a lawmaker who Pelosi says has “mocked the killing of little children” on the chamber’s education committee. Pelosi’s comments focused on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., whose views were in […]

World politicians use Washington chaos as political tool against President Trump, conservatives, while real world – in form of financial markets – shows lack of care

World politicians use Washington chaos as political tool against President Trump, conservatives, while real world – in form of financial markets – shows lack of care

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., Austin, Conroe, January 8 – While politicians have conveniently attempted to label President Donald Trump and his conservative supporters as “insurrectionists,” “racists,” or “revolutionaries” for the small number of out-of-control protesters who stormed the United States Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the real world has viewed the […]

Lawmakers openly discuss ousting Trump, possible impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers of both parties raised the prospect Thursday of ousting President Donald Trump from office, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that if he wasn’t removed, the House may move forward with a second impeachment. Though Trump has less than two weeks in office, lawmakers and even some in his administration began […]

Pelosi narrowly reelected speaker, faces difficult 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as President-elect Joe Biden sets a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy and address other party priorities. The California Democrat, who has led her party in the House since […]

Pelosi and Mnuchin have ‘extensive’ talks on COVID relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held an “extensive conversation” Wednesday on a huge COVID-19 rescue package, meeting face to face for the first time in more than a month in a last-ditch effort to seal a tentative accord on an additional round of coronavirus relief. After a 90-minute […]

What’s keeping Washington from a virus deal, explained

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes that talks on a huge COVID-19 relief deal would generate an agreement soon are fizzling, with both the Trump administration negotiating team and top congressional Democrats adopting hard lines and testy attitudes. Now that President Donald Trump has issued a series of executive edicts and the national political conventions are set […]

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not about to blink. The Democratic leader has been here before, negotiating a deal with the White House to save the U.S. economy, and lessons from the Great Recession are now punctuating the coronavirus talks. With Republicans again balking at big government bailouts, Democratic leaders believe they have the leverage, […]

Virus talks on brink of collapse, sides still ‘far apart’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol Thursday night generated a wave of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators. “There’s a handful of very big issues that we are still very far apart” on, […]

White House, Democrats at odds on virus aid but talking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment assistance, eviction protections and other relief for millions of Americans are at stake as White House officials launched negotiations late Monday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer on a new coronavirus aid package that’s teetering in Congress ahead of looming deadlines. While Senate Republicans struggled to […]

Pelosi unveils $3T virus bill, warns inaction costs more

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, a sweeping effort with $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals. The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday. But […]