• Pelosi says McConnell got rid of the filibuster so he could push conservative judges on to the Supreme Court

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Scott J. Applewhite/AP
    Nancy Pelosi said Mitch McConnell worked hard to put in place conservative Supreme Court judges.
    Pelosi said he got rid of the filibuster so judges could be confirmed with just 51 votes instead of 60.
    She said the move was political specifically now that the Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade.
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell "pulled back the filibuster rule" so he could get conservative judges approved onto the High Court for political gain. "Mitch McConnell pulled back the...
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  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Supreme Court 'slapped women in the face' after leaked draft opinion on Roe v. Wade

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
    Nancy Pelosi called the leaked draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade 'disrespectful' to women.
    Pelosi called the draft "anti-precedent and anti-privacy," in an interview with CBS "Face the Nation."
    She said the fight for women's rights to choose has been ongoing in Congress for decades.
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said the Supreme Court "slapped women in the face" after a draft opinion overturning the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade was leaked last week. "This is about something so serious and so...
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