Posts Tagged ‘speaker’

Pelosi had ‘a career to be proud of,’ former GOP speaker says

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan praised outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday, even as he acknowledged his policy differences with her. “Obviously, she and I usually disagree on things, but first woman speaker — a career to be proud of,” Ryan said on ABC’s “This Week.” Pelosi served two stints of four years as speaker, […]

How I Was Assaulted and Illegally Detained for Interrupting Anti-Palestinian Speaker (VIDEO)

November 11, 2022 By Yves Engler On Monday, I registered for a public talk with anti-Palestinian activist Hillel Neuer in Montreal, Canada. After receiving my electronic confirmation, I headed to the venue with the intention of challenging his anti-Palestinian racism. A few minutes into Neuer’s speech I stood up from my seat with my telephone recording […]

Paul Pelosi Attacker Wanted to Hold Speaker Pelosi Hostage and Break ‘Her Kneecaps’ if She ‘Lied’

David DePape, the man suspected of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home and attacking her husband, Paul Pelosi, told law enforcement he planned to hold the House Speaker hostage and break “her kneecaps” if she “lied” to him. Federal authorities are charging DePape with assaulting an immediate family member of a federal official and […]

AT&T Illinois to Pay $23M for Trying to Influence Former Democrat Speaker Michael Madigan

AT&T Illinois will pay a $23 million fine for attempting to illegally influence former Illinois house speaker Michael Madigan (D), who has been accused of participating in bribery schemes. The utility company tried to illegally influence Madigan, for decades the kingpin of Illinois Democrat politics, by arranging to pay over $22,000 to one of his […]

Iraq Parliament Speaker Muhammad Al-Halbousi resigns

Iraqi Parliament Speaker, Mohammed Al-Halbousi, yesterday submitted his resignation. Parliamentarians are due to vote on whether or not to accept Al-Halbousi's resignation tomorrow, details issued by the parliament's media office showed. Tomorrow's session will also include a vote on electing the first deputy parliament speaker to replace Hakim Al-Zamili of the Sadrist movement, who resigned […]

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blames Azerbaijan for renewed Armenia conflict

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has openly blamed Azerbaijan over renewed conflict with Armenia, though this was challenged by Baku. Speaking in Armenia on Sunday, Pelosi said: “Our meeting again had particular importance to us because of the focus on security following the illegal and deadly attacks by Azerbaijan on Armenian territory.” “We strongly […]

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blames Azerbaijan for renewed Armenia conflict

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has openly blamed Azerbaijan over renewed conflict with Armenia, though this was challenged by Baku. Speaking in Armenia on Sunday, Pelosi said: “Our meeting again had particular importance to us because of the focus on security following the illegal and deadly attacks by Azerbaijan on Armenian territory.” “We strongly […]

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blames Azerbaijan for renewed Armenia conflict

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has openly blamed Azerbaijan over renewed conflict with Armenia, though this was challenged by Baku. Speaking in Armenia on Sunday, Pelosi said: “Our meeting again had particular importance to us because of the focus on security following the illegal and deadly attacks by Azerbaijan on Armenian territory.” “We strongly […]

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blames Azerbaijan for renewed Armenia conflict

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has openly blamed Azerbaijan over renewed conflict with Armenia, though this was challenged by Baku. Speaking in Armenia on Sunday, Pelosi said: “Our meeting again had particular importance to us because of the focus on security following the illegal and deadly attacks by Azerbaijan on Armenian territory.” “We strongly […]

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Will go to Armenia to Show American Support

    Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced on Friday that she intends to travel to Armenia over the weekend in a show of support for the country, which has been locked in a deadly fight with Azerbaijan. A cease-fire there has been in effect for two days following fighting with […]

Military technology steps up Iranian deterrence: Parliament speaker

TEHRAN- The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament has stressed that military technology is the source of increased deterrent capability and promoting the nation’s spirit and dignity. Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf made the comments while inspecting a military industry expo at the Defense Industries Organization on Saturday. Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani, the defense minister, and a […]

Military technology steps up Iranian deterrence: Parliament speaker

TEHRAN- The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament has stressed that military technology is the source of increased deterrent capability and promoting the nation’s spirit and dignity. Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf made the comments while inspecting a military industry expo at the Defense Industries Organization on Saturday. Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani, the defense minister, and a […]

‘The Madigan Enterprise’: Feds hit former Illinois House speaker with bribery

The 106-page indictment comes two years after a federal grand jury took up the case, according to Lausch. The document also refers to the “Madigan Enterprise,” detailing how it included efforts to exercise, preserve and enhance the former speaker’s position and wealth while rewarding his allies and political workers for their loyalty. In a particularly […]

Canadian Speaker Cuts Member’s Feed When He Asks Why Klaus Schwab is ‘Bragging’ About WEF ‘Infiltrating Half of Canada’s Cabinet’

Even elected officials aren’t allowed to ask some questions. On Saturday, the Canadian Parliament continued its debate over Trudeau’s unprecedented use of the Emergencies Act, and, due to the ongoing crackdown against the trucker convoy, most of the members attended the session virtually through video chat. But – as one member quickly found out – […]

Corruption Benefits Speaker of the House Pelosi to the Tune of $114 Million Dollars

WHO PELOSI REPRESENTS: BY TYLER DURDENTHURSDAY, DEC 16, 2021 – 09:05 AM House speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is worth $114 million and just 2 months ago was railing about how capitalism has “not served us well” and “needs improving” is all of a sudden a bold advocate for free market economics. All it took was potentially taking […]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Completely Ignores Speaker’s Corner Stabbing of Woman Wearing Charlie Hebdo T-Shirt

A shocking incident where a woman at Speaker’s Corner in Hyde Park, London, wearing a Charlie Hebdo t-shirt was stabbed in the face in broad daylight by an assailant who still hasn’t been caught was completely ignored by Mayor Sadiq Khan. The attack, which happened at around 3:30pm on Sunday, targeted 39-year-old Hatun Tash, who […]

Speaker at Armed Black Militant March: “Kill Everything White in Sight”

Numerous people are pointing out the chilling irony of a video which shows a news reporter talking about “police reform” at George Floyd Square as a criminal gunman began firing shots. The one year anniversary of Floyd’s death has provided Black Lives Matter activists and their slavishly sympathetic mainstream media echo chamber yet another opportunity […]

Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Expands Investigation into Zuckerberg-Funded CTCL

The speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly announced Thursday he is expanding the state legislature’s investigation into the conduct of several city officials and the Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Technology and Civic Life (CTCL) during the 2020 election. Center Square reported: Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, told News Talk 1130 WISN’s Dan O’Donnell on Thursday […]

Republican French Hill Voted for January 6 Commission to Get ‘Answers from Speaker Pelosi’

Congressman French Hill (R-AR), who voted to establish a commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, released a statement following his vote claiming that he did so in order to get “answers from Speaker Pelosi” about security measures. “In the days following January 6th, I called for a bipartisan commission to review […]

Ex-Iran parliament speaker registers to run for president

A former speaker of Iran’s parliament registered Saturday to run in the Islamic Republic’s upcoming presidential election, becoming the first high-profile candidate to potentially back the policies of the outgoing administration that reached Tehran s tattered nuclear deal with world powers. The decision by Ali Larijani, long a prominent conservative voice who later allied himself […]

Sheldon Silver, former NY Assembly speaker, ordered back to prison

Sheldon Silver, the former speaker of the New York State Assembly, is reportedly headed back to prison, just days after being sent home on what officials had described as a COVID-related furlough. The Associated Press, citing a source familiar with the situation, reported that the reversal of fortune came after the US Attorney’s Office in […]

Temple University Speaker Calls For Israel To Be Replaced

Last week, the Feinstein Center for American Jewish History and Congregation Rodeph Sholom of Philadelphia invited Joyce Ajlouny to share her hate of Israel. During the April 20 event, titled “The Weaponization of Discourse: Where is the Line Between Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitism on Campus?”, Ajlouny asserted that she favors “a secular, democratic state” — which, […]

Dr Ruth headline speaker for UIA Victorian and WA Women’s Division campaigns

Browse > Home / Have You Heard? / Dr Ruth headline speaker for UIA Victorian and WA Women’s Division campaigns April 19, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article UIA Women’s Division Victoria and WA have announced their 2021 Campaign event on Sunday 2 May featuring guest speaker Dr Ruth Westheimer (‘Dr. Ruth’), with […]

Iran has successfully enriched uranium to 60 percent, parliament speaker says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Lebanon parliament speaker: Country could sink like the Titanic

Lebanese Parliament Speaker, Nabih Berri, yesterday warned that the country will sink like the Titanic if a government is not formed soon. “The whole country is in danger, the whole country is the Titanic,” Berri said during a parliament session held to approve an emergency fund for electricity. “It’s time we all woke up because […]

Lebanon could sink like Titanic, parliament speaker says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Sally Hoberman, 89, fluent Yiddish speaker, passes

Sally Hoberman grew up speaking Yiddish with her grandparents, who emigrated from the Pale of Settlement, and remained fluent throughout her life. She was raised by her father and grandparents in West Philadelphia after her mother died when she was young. She graduated from Overbrook High School in 1947 and worked as a secretary for […]

CPAC cancels speaker who said Judaism is a ‘complete lie’

CPAC, the conservative political conference, has canceled the appearance of a speaker who has made several derogatory comments about Jews on social media. Young Pharaoh, an online commentator and promoter of conspiracy theories, was set to speak on a panel at CPAC, which is being held in Florida at the end of the month. The […]

Speaker for Dutch Holocaust memorial after uproar over antisemitic comment

AMSTERDAM – Amid protest by prominent Dutch Holocaust survivors, an author who called Gaza “a ghetto” and said he feels uncomfortable around Jews has stepped down as keynote speaker of the national ceremony commemorating victims of the genocide. In a statement published Thursday on the website of the National 4 and 5 May Committee, Dutch-Moroccan […]

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 […]

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