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Over his first two months in office, US President Joe Biden has signed into law USD 1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill.(AP File Photo )

Aiming big, Biden is looking to restore faith in government

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 07:00 PM IST
In a recent meeting with historians and in private conversations with advisers, Biden looked to the examples set by Presidents Franklin D Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson as he aims to use the levers of executive authority to create opportunities and break down barriers.
An aide sanitizes a podium as US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrive to speak about the $1.9 trillion "American Rescue Plan Act" during an event to celebrate the legislation in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, US, March 12, 2021. (REUTERS)
An aide sanitizes a podium as US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrive to speak about the $1.9 trillion "American Rescue Plan Act" during an event to celebrate the legislation in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, US, March 12, 2021. (REUTERS)

'Look inside his heart': Pelosi, Biden sidestep calling on Cuomo to resign

AFP |
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 07:02 AM IST
The pair stopped short of joining a growing list of other politicians, including many fellow Democrats, in demanding Cuomo's resignation.
“This year, as we mark this solemn anniversary, we continue to take inspiration from the Dalai Lama’s powerful message of peace, faith and love,” said Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)
“This year, as we mark this solemn anniversary, we continue to take inspiration from the Dalai Lama’s powerful message of peace, faith and love,” said Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)

China waged campaign to destroy Tibet’s proud culture, history: Nancy Pelosi

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 12:38 PM IST
  • Nancy Pelosi was speaking on the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day against the Chinese occupation of the remote Himalayan region
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that the House Energy and Commerce Committee will be probing the events in Texas(REUTERS)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that the House Energy and Commerce Committee will be probing the events in Texas(REUTERS)

US House committee to 'probe' events in Texas after winter storm, outages

Reuters | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 10:29 PM IST
  • Nancy Pelosi told reporters the committee would be examining "how things could've turned out better and will turn out better in the future."
:House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., with impeachment managers Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., and Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, speaks to members of the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo)
:House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., with impeachment managers Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., and Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, speaks to members of the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo)

9/11-type commission to probe US Capitol storming proposed by Nancy Pelosi

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:43 AM IST
Her letter follows similar demands being made by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a news conference.(Reuters)
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a news conference.(Reuters)

Nancy Pelosi says independent commission will examine Capitol riot

AP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 04:00 AM IST
After former President Donald Trump's acquittal at his second Senate impeachment trial, bipartisan support appears to be growing for an independent Sept. 11-style commission into the deadly insurrection that took place at the US Capitol.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)

Pelosi steps up security for traveling members of Congress

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 10:48 AM IST
She added that Capitol Police officers would be stationed at three Washington-area airports and Union Station.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not say whom she meant by her reference to an “enemy" within.(Reuters file photo)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not say whom she meant by her reference to an “enemy" within.(Reuters file photo)

Nancy Pelosi wants security money to face 'enemy' within House

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 01:21 PM IST
Prosecutors have charged more than 200 people for their roles in the riot, and others have been arrested after posting threats.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends her weekly news conference at the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 15, 2021. (REUTERS)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends her weekly news conference at the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 15, 2021. (REUTERS)

Senate to get Donald Trump's impeachment trial soon: Nancy Pelosi

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The House impeachment managers -- the prosecutors who will present the case against Trump -- are in contact with the Senate about the timing, Pelosi said at a news conference Thursday.
A supporter of US President Donald Trump leaves a note in the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.(AFP)
A supporter of US President Donald Trump leaves a note in the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.(AFP)

Police arrest woman accused of laptop theft from Pelosi's office

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:41 PM IST
FBI officials said a caller claiming to be an ex of Williams said friends of hers showed him a video of her taking a laptop computer or hard drive from Pelosi's office.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends her weekly news conference at the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 15, 2021. (REUTERS)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends her weekly news conference at the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 15, 2021. (REUTERS)

Lawmakers face fire for role in riot

By Yashwant Raj, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:39 AM IST
Democrats have alleged that rioters were given advance tours of the US Capitol ahead of the attack by some Republicans. How else, they have argued, could the rioters know their way around, reaching office rooms deep inside the building.
Richard Barnett, a supporter of US President Donald Trump sits inside the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as he was one of the many demonstrators who breeched security and entered the Capitol(AP)
Richard Barnett, a supporter of US President Donald Trump sits inside the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as he was one of the many demonstrators who breeched security and entered the Capitol(AP)

US Capitol riots: Pelosi's office invader Barnett to be put under house arrest

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:00 AM IST
Barnett is charged with unlawfully entering a restricted area with a lethal weapon — in this case, a stun gun. Barnett also is charged with disorderly conduct and theft of public property.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. (AP)
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. (AP)

Pelosi calls for prosecution of Congress members who aided Capitol siege

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 05:49 AM IST
"If in fact it is found that members of Congress were accomplices to this insurrection, if they aided and abetted the crimes, there may have to be actions taken beyond the Congress, in terms of prosecution for that," Pelosi said.
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks prior to signing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection, following Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to use the 25th amendment to remove him from office for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol last week. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images/AFP
== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==(AFP)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks prior to signing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection, following Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to use the 25th amendment to remove him from office for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol last week. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==(AFP)

Eyes on Nancy Pelosi as Donald Trump's impeachment trial timing up in the air

Reuters | , Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:50 PM IST
The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted 232-197 on Wednesday to impeach Trump on a charge of incitement one week after his supporters rampaged in the Capitol following a speech in which the outgoing Republican president urged them to fight Democrat Joe Biden's Nov. 3 election victory.
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks prior to signing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection, following Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to use the 25th amendment to remove him from office for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol last week. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images/AFP
== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==(AFP)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks prior to signing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection, following Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to use the 25th amendment to remove him from office for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol last week. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==(AFP)

'No one above the law': Pelosi says after Trump impeached

AFP |
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 07:52 AM IST
"Today in a bipartisan way the House demonstrated that no one is above the law, not even the president of the United States," the top Democrat in Congress said at a ceremony at which she signed the article of impeachment.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump occupied the Capitol, during a news conference in Washington, U.S., January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott(REUTERS)
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump occupied the Capitol, during a news conference in Washington, U.S., January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott(REUTERS)

Nancy Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Pelosi's leadership team will seek a vote on a resolution calling on Vice President Pence and Cabinet officials to invoke the 25th Amendment.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)

House 'will proceed' to impeachment of Trump: Pelosi

AP |
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:10 AM IST
Pelosi made the announcement in a letter to colleagues. She said the House will act with solemnity but also urgency with just days remaining before Trump is to leave office on Jan. 20.
"The shocking images of Mr. Barnett with his boots up on a desk in the speaker of the House’s office on Wednesday was repulsive,” Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said in a statement(HT_PRINT)
"The shocking images of Mr. Barnett with his boots up on a desk in the speaker of the House’s office on Wednesday was repulsive,” Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said in a statement(HT_PRINT)

Man who sat at Nancy Pelosi aide's desk during Capitol riots faces charges

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 10:03 PM IST
The Justice Department on Friday released details on 13 defendants who were charged for their roles in connection with the Capitol riots. They included Richard Barnett, the Gravette, Arkansas, man who was photographed sitting at Pelosi's desk and is also known as Bigo.
Nancy Pelosi stated in the letter that lawmakers have taken an oath of office to defend democracy(REUTERS)
Nancy Pelosi stated in the letter that lawmakers have taken an oath of office to defend democracy(REUTERS)

Nancy Pelosi urges Democrats to return to DC amid Trump's impeachment calls

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 07:27 PM IST
In a "Dear Colleague" letter sent to Democratic members on Saturday, Pelosi wrote: "We will be proceeding with meetings with Members and Constitutional experts and others. I continue to welcome your comments. I urge you to be prepared to return to Washington this week."
Some of the Republicans have also indicated that they would consider the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.(AP)
Some of the Republicans have also indicated that they would consider the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.(AP)

US lawmakers argue why Trump must be removed with only a few days left in office

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 06:55 PM IST
The progressive caucus of Congressional Democrats has been at the forefront of the demand to remove Trump for allegedly inciting his aggressive supporters on Wednesday to storm the Capitol.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump occupied the Capitol, during a news conference in Washington, U.S., January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump occupied the Capitol, during a news conference in Washington, U.S., January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott (REUTERS)

Nancy Pelosi moves cautiously against Trump as Biden focuses on agenda

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 06:19 PM IST
Pelosi said she’s instructed the House Rules Committee to be ready to move forward with an impeachment case, but she stopped short of saying that would be brought for a vote.
US President Donald Trump could become the first president in the history of the United States to be impeached twice.(AP)
US President Donald Trump could become the first president in the history of the United States to be impeached twice.(AP)

Explained: How Trump could be impeached again within days

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 04:35 PM IST
While constitutional experts are divided on the possibility of Senate trial after president’s tenure ends, Trump could be barred from ever holding public office if the upper chamber convicts him on the article of impeachment pursued by the House.
A supporter of US President Donald Trump sits inside the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as he protest inside the US Capitol in Washington,(AFP)
A supporter of US President Donald Trump sits inside the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as he protest inside the US Capitol in Washington,(AFP)

Laptop stolen from Pelosi's office during storming of US Capitol, says aide

Reuters | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 12:59 PM IST
Drew Hammill, an aide to Democrat Pelosi, said on Twitter that the laptop belonged to a conference room and was used for presentations.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump occupied the Capitol, during a news conference in Washington, U.S., January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott (REUTERS)
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump occupied the Capitol, during a news conference in Washington, U.S., January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott (REUTERS)

House will move to impeach Trump if he doesn’t resign 'immediately': Pelosi

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 10:39 AM IST
House will move to impeach Trump if he doesn’t resign 'immediately', says Speaker Pelosi
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters.(REUTERS)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters.(REUTERS)

Nancy Pelosi speaks to US army chief regarding Trump’s access to nuclear codes

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 10:51 PM IST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi alerted fellow Democrats that she is concerned that an “unhinged” President Donald Trump would access nuclear launch codes and order a military strike, and wants Pentagon officials to take precautions.
Pelosi joined Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in calling for the removal of President Donald Trump in the wake of what many lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said was his incitement of the mob that stormed the Capitol.(Bloomberg)
Pelosi joined Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in calling for the removal of President Donald Trump in the wake of what many lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said was his incitement of the mob that stormed the Capitol.(Bloomberg)

US Capitol violence: Democrats discuss Trump impeachment for a second time

Washington | By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 07:48 PM IST
Democrats in the House of Representatives, which holds the power to impeach the president, will hold a conference call at noon (1700 GMT) to discuss their next steps, according to two Democratic aides.
Police officers stand guard as supporters of US President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington.(REUTERS)
Police officers stand guard as supporters of US President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington.(REUTERS)

US Capitol hill storming: Police officer’s death intensifies siege questions

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:34 PM IST
The US Capitol Police said in a statement that Officer Brian D. Sicknick was injured “while physically engaging with protesters” during the Wednesday riot. He is the fifth person to die because of the melee.
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally on Januar 6.(AP file)
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally on Januar 6.(AP file)

Faced with removal and prosecution, Trump owns up defeat, slams Capitol raiders

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:29 AM IST
Five people died in the hours-long assault on the seat of US democracy that had forced Vice-President Mike Pence, who was presiding over the certification process, his family, who were also there, and lawmakers to take shelter wherever they could behind furniture and under desks.
An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of US President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington on Wednesday.
An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of US President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington on Wednesday.

All the President’s men

Washington | By Associated Press, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 01:26 AM IST
Wednesday began as a day of reckoning for President Donald Trump’s futile attempt to cling to power as Congress took up the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
Earlier, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress’ certifying of Biden’s win will show the world it won’t back down. Pelosi made these comments as the House reconvened after being shut down by unruly pro-Trump protesters at US Capitol.(Reuters Photo)
Earlier, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress’ certifying of Biden’s win will show the world it won’t back down. Pelosi made these comments as the House reconvened after being shut down by unruly pro-Trump protesters at US Capitol.(Reuters Photo)

Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks Congress to resume joint session to consider election results

Washington | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:34 PM IST
“Today’s shameful assault on our democracy -- anointed at the highest level of government -- must not deter us from our responsibility to the Constitution. Tonight, we will move forward with the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s election,” tweeted Pelosi.
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