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Nancy Pelosi’s Mathematics Problem: Once and Potentially Future Speaker Struggles to Reach 218 Votes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the top House Democrat and the only declared Democrat candidate for speaker, is reportedly having issues securing a majority of 218 votes in the new Congress that will be seated next year. That is the requisite number of members she needs to publicly cast votes for her on the Floor if she wants to regain the speaker’s gavel in the next Congress now that Democrats have retaken the House majority. Pelosi, who served as speaker before Democrats lost the House to Republicans in the 2010…

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Pelosi: Whitaker Appointment ‘Does Violence to the Constitution’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said the appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker did “violence to the Constitution” Pelosi said, “He should recuse himself for any review of the investigation because of statements he has made already in the public domain.” She added, “There is bipartisan editorializing about this that he should have never been appointed and it does violence to the Constitution and the vision of our founders to appoint  such a person in such a manner to be the chief legal…

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Pelosi: ‘Now We Can Talk About’ Comprehensive Amnesty Bill

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Thursday that “now” is the time to talk about comprehensive amnesty legislation because Democrats have regained control of the House. Pelosi, who also said she is “100%” sure that she will regain her Speakership, told CNN’s Chris Cuomo that “now we can talk about how we can come together and put together bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform.” Conceding that illegal immigration is a losing issue for Republicans, Pelosi revealed that she suggested to Democrats running for Congress to not get into fights with…

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Pelosi: Trump Fired Sessions ‘to Interfere With Mueller’ and ‘Distract From’ Losing House

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and the move was timed to distract from Democrats winning the House. Anchor Chris Cuomo asked, “It was no surprise that the president of the United States would try to distract from the big win for your party in the House. But when that came in the form of…

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Jerry Nadler: Democrats Will ‘Impeach Kavanaugh,’ Investigate Trump

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee who is favored to be the next House Judiciary Committee chairman, revealed in a phone conversation that Democrats plan to “impeach Kavanaugh” and investigate President Donald Trump for alleged Russian collusion. The Federalist reported that Nadler was riding an Amtrak Acela train to Washington, DC, Wednesday to meet with his congressional staff and House Judiciary Committee staff when he revealed in a phone call with a friend the details of House Democrats’ plans for the next two years.…

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Democrats Rush to Defend Mueller’s Investigation After Jeff Sessions’ Exit

Democrats rushed to defend Robert Mueller’s far-reaching investigation of President Donald Trump’s past business affairs following the surprise appointment of Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Former AG Eric Holder declared “Anyone who attempts to interfere with or obstruct the Mueller inquiry must be held accountable. This is a red line. We are a nation of laws and norms not subject to the self interested actions of one man.” Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal declared: “This is a break the glass moment…I will be introducing legislation to ensure…

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Donald Trump Calls for Unity and Bipartisanship During White House Press Conference

President Donald Trump discussed the results of the midterm elections during a press conference at the White House on Wednesday. “I would like to see bipartisanship. I would like to see unity,” he said, referring to the new power structure in Washington, DC, with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.” He also noted big results for Republicans in the Senate. “Last night, the Republican Party defied history,” Trump boasted at the top of the press conference, proudly noting that the GOP expanded the number of seats in the…

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WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Vows to Lead with ‘Transparency and Openness’ After Democrats Win House

After it was announced that Democrats would take back control of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi spoke out to congratulate her colleagues and commend the DNC chair. “Tomorrow will be a new day in America,” Pelosi affirmed as she thanked voters. “Remember this feeling, know the power to win.” “Today is more than about Democrats and Republicans,” Pelosi said. “It’s about restoring the Constitution and checks and balances to the Trump administration. It’s about stopping the GOP and Mitch McConnell’s assault on Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act,…

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Pelosi: Election About ‘Restoring’ Checks and Balances, What Dem Majority Means for Working Americans

While speaking on Election Night, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that the election is “about restoring the Constitution’s checks and balances” and “more than anything, it’s about what a new Democratic majority will mean in the lives of hard-working Americans.” Pelosi said, “Today is more than about Democrats and Republicans. It’s about restoring the Constitution’s checks and balances to the Trump administration. It’s about stopping the GOP and Mitch McConnell’s assault on Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, and the health care of 130 million Americans living with pre-existing medical…

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***Live Updates*** 2018 Midterm Election Results

Welcome to the Breitbart News LiveWire of the 2018 midterm elections. Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to take back the House of Representatives and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who is looking to regain her Speakership, said earlier in the day that she is 100% certain that Democrats will win back the House. As David Axelrod said on CNN, Trump will either win the House tonight or retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will lose it. Democrats are less optimistic about taking back the Senate, especially after…

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