Posts Tagged ‘speaker’

Illinois elects first Black speaker after decades of Madigan rule

“Today will be the last time I talk about us as Democrats and Republicans,” Welch said in a speech to lawmakers after becoming speaker. “I want to talk about us as being united. We are going to work together to be united.” Chris Welch speaks to lawmakers at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill., during […]

House Speaker Pelosi says spoke to top US general about restraining Trump

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke to the top US military commander on Friday about taking precautions to ensure that Republican President Donald Trump cannot initiate hostilities or order a nuclear strike in his remaining 12 days in office.Pelosi said in a letter to Democratic lawmakers that she spoke to Army General Mark Milley, […]

Nancy Pelosi reelected Speaker of the House as Congress opens new session

Nancy Pelosi was reelected Speaker of the House on Sunday amid a tumultuous return for Congress with Democrats holding the slimmest majority in 20 years following November’s election. Pelosi said the top priority is defeating the coronavirus. And “defeat it we will,” she said to the House. The 117th Congress convenes at a charged time […]

Democrat Gwen Moore Travels to D.C. to Vote for Pelosi as Speaker After COVID Diagnosis

Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) traveled from Wisconsin to Washington, DC, after announcing she was diagnosed with COVID-19 just six days ago, in order to help secure Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as House speaker for another term. Moore tweeted on December 28, “I tested positive for COVID-19. I am following guidance from my doctor and am […]

Weakened Nancy Pelosi Wins Another Term as Speaker with Less than a Majority in House

A severely weakened House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won re-election on Sunday with only 216 votes, less than a majority of 218 in the U.S. House of Representatives. After voting concluded according to C-SPAN’s count, Pelosi had 216 votes and an emboldened House minority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) secured 209 votes. Two members, both Democrats, […]

GOP: Nasty Nancy Will Have ‘Hard Time’ Becoming Speaker Again

Republican leaders have warned Rep. Nancy Pelosi that her position as Speaker of the House is in jeopardy. “I mean Nancy Pelosi doesn’t even have a majority where she can be elected speaker again,” Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, said Wednesday.  “Whoever would have guessed that it’d be possible […]

Pro-Life Speaker Shannon Dingle Comes Out as Now Supporting Abortion ‘Rights’

Photo Credit: ShannonDingle.com Shannon Dingle, a former pro-life speaker who appeared at Evangelicals for Life conferences, has released an op-ed outlining that she now supports abortion “rights.” “I’m not pro-life anymore, not in the political sense,” she wrote in an article released by USA Today on Sunday. “I firmly believe that decisions regarding pregnancy should […]

Speaker Berri: Demarcation of Maritime Borders Will Allow Lebanon to Repay Debts

Posted on October 1, 2020 by martyrashrakat  October 1, 2020 Lebanon’s House Speaker Nabih Berri announced Thursday in a press conference the framework agreement representing the basis for the launch of indirect negotiations between Lebanon and the Zionist entity on demarcating the land and maritime borders. Speaker Berri stressed that the negotiations will take place […]

The Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is now showing serious signs of dementia—how is she still in office?

STEPHANOPOULOS: “To be clear, you’re not ruling anything out?” PELOSI: “Good morning! Sunday morning!” pic.twitter.com/Moy75XqAIW — Breaking911 (@Breaking911) September 21, 2020 00 Hits: 2

‘Queer,’ ‘Nonbinary,’ Feminist Speaker: ‘All White People Are Racists,’ ‘Born Into Not Being Human’

A video posted to social media shows writer and activist Hunter Ashleigh Shackelford, a self-described “cultural producer, multidisciplinary artist, nonbinary shapeshifter, hood feminist, and data futurist” speaking to a room of predominantly white attendees and claiming that “all white people are racists” and will always be so, being “born into not being human.” “All white people […]

Former NY Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver due to surrender for prison term

NEW YORK — Following years of fending off going to prison, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is about to begin serving time. Silver, 76, is due to report on Wednesday to a federal prison in Otisville, New York, after being sentenced earlier this year to 6 1/2 years behind bars in a corruption […]

Speaker Pelosi will Donate her 121 Million Dollar Fortune to BLM

Washington, D.C.–Today, Democrat Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stated that she will be donating her entire 121 million dollar fortune to BLM and black charities. “I can no longer enjoy my loot, since it is the result of structural racism that I have played a big part of ever since I was elected to […]

Regional security threatened if Iran cornered: parliament speaker

Reuters– The speaker of Iran’s parliament Ali Larijani said on Friday security in the Middle East could be threatened if Tehran was further pressured by Israel and Saudi Arabia. Tens of thousands of Iranians took part in anti-Israel rallies to mark Iran’s annual day of solidarity with the Palestinians. They chanted “Death to Israel”, “Death […]

Hezbollah, Iran won’t leave Syria until it’s liberated – Lebanese parl’t speaker

If the Hezbollah movement was not present in Syria, Daesh* militants would have reached Lebanon, Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said. “As for Hezbollah, it is in its own country, because if it had not been for Hezbollah there [in Syria], Daesh would have been here [in Lebanon],” Berri said. The parliament speaker noted that Lebanon and Syria were […]

Iranian parliament speaker’s race; Aref, Larijani, Hajibabaie to vie for best seat

MNA – Approaching the time of Iranian parliament mid-term internal election, different fractions lobby to push forward their desired MP for the post of Iranian parliament speaker. Omid Fraction in Iranian Parliament announced that it has decided to support MP Mohammad Reza Aref in the race for the job of Iranian parliament speaker. The members […]

Majlis speaker: MPs review banking system reform

IRNA – Members of Parliament discussed reforming banking system and the independence of the Central Bank of Iran, Majlis (Iranian Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said. ‘In today’s plenary session, we have held important talks on banking cooperation and on some necessary reforms in its structure,’ Larijani said Experts of Majlis research center also elaborated on […]

Photos: President Rouhani meets Speaker of Russia’s State Duma in Tehran

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 9 Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, April 9, and picked headlines… Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/04/09/photos-president-rouhani-meets-speaker-of-russias-state-duma-in-tehran/ 00 Hits: 1

Russia’s Duma Speaker due in Tehran today

Tasnim – The speaker of the Russian State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin, plans an official trip to Iran as part of efforts to boost the parliamentary ties between the two countries. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Volodin is slated to travel to Tehran on Sunday. He plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Parliament Speaker […]

Iranian Speaker lauds police forces’ prudence in dealing with riot in capital

Tasnim – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani praised the Law Enforcement forces for their prudence and restraint in dealing with a recent riot in northern Tehran, in which rioters killed five security forces. Speaking at an open session of the parliament on Thursday, Larijani offered his condolences over the martyrdom of security forces in an […]

US Quds move aimed at sidelining Palestinian issue: Iran’s Speaker

Tasnim– Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the United States’ decision to declare al-Quds (Jerusalem) the capital of the Israeli regime was a move aimed at diverting Muslims’ attention from the issue of Palestine. The Americans want the issue of Palestine to be removed from Muslim countries’ list of top priorities, Larijani told an extraordinary […]

Iraqi parliament speaker due in Tehran

IRNA – Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri left Baghdad for Tehran on Monday to attend IPU Palestine Committee meeting. Parliament speakers of Iran, Iraq, and Mali participated in the committee meeting. The event is underway due to the recent developments about Palestine following US President Donald Trump’s Decemeber 6 announcement to recognize occupied […]

Judge Bans Fmr House Speaker from Being Left Alone With Children as He’s a ‘Serial Child Molester’

Renegade Editor’s Note: Watch the videos at BeyondPizzagate.com and decide for yourself whether or not the sick scandal is real. By Matt Agorist As the mainstream media laughs off a potential pizzagate scenario as a baseless conspiracy theory, a federal judge has just ordered the former Speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert to “never be alone with […]

British foreign secretary, Iran parliament speaker meet in Tehran

IRNA – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met and conferred in the Iranian capital on Saturday. The British foreign secretary arrived in Tehran on Saturday morning for a two-day visit during which he is scheduled to meet with high-ranking Iranian officials. Prior to the meeting with Larijani, the […]

Iran Parliament Speaker attends Int’l confab on drug trafficking in Russia

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Judge Protects Fmr House Speaker and Admitted Child Rapist, Telling His Victim He Can’t Sue

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit from the sixth man who has claimed he was sexually assaulted by Dennis Hastert when he was a young boy. by Rachel Blevins, guest writer A judge has chosen to protect former U.S. House speaker and admitted child rapist, Dennis Hastert, by throwing out a lawsuit filed by a […]

‘It’s probably intentional’: Tech expert to RT on Google smart speaker’s eavesdropping glitch

“It’s always possible that the company did miss this, but it’s unlikely,” Kitze, who specializes in financial and internet privacy, said. His comments came after Android Police journalist Artem Russakovskii revealed that his Google Home Mini had been quietly recording thousands of audio files without his knowledge, all of which were available for playback. Google […]

Mali will never cooperate with Iran’s enemies: Speaker

Press TV- President of the National Assembly of Mali says many African countries are willing to have expanded relations with Iran and that his country will never cooperate with the country’s enemies.  Issaka Sidibe made the remarks in Tehran late Saturday during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani who praised “friendship” between the […]

South Africa welcomes Iran in BRICS: Speaker

IRNA – South Africa is interested in Iran’s joining the emerging economies association, South African Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbet said on Saturday. In a visit by South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma to Iran, the issue of Iran’s joining to the association of five major emerging national economies-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa- was put […]

Speaker: Holy Shrine defenders guarantee Iran’s security, dignity

IRNA – Defenders of the Holy Shrine guaranteed security, awareness and dignity for Iranian people, Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani said. Larijani made the remarks Monday in a meeting to commemorate the late military advisor Mohsen Hojajji who was beheaded by terrorist group Daesh in Syria. Hojajji and his peers have brought about value for […]

‘Fuck it, wipe out Gaza,’ says speaker for EU campaign

The European Union has hired an Israeli who advocates genocidal violence against Palestinians as the face of a new promotional campaign. Avishai Ivri appears in a video the European Union embassy in Tel Aviv posted on its Facebook page last month. “The European Union. You think it’s anti-Israel, right?” Ivri begins. “Let me surprise you.” Ivri then […]

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