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# Nancy Pelosi

This year
# US Capitol Riot
Man who propped feet on Nancy Pelosi’s desk during US Capitol riot found guilty
Richard ‘Bigo’ Barnett lounging at a desk in Nancy Pelosi’s office made him one of the most memorable figures from the riot on 6 January 2021.
Last year
# Same-Sex Marriage
US Senate passes landmark bill to protect same-sex marriage
‘Love is love, and Americans should have the right to marry the person they love,’ said Biden after the vote.
# US Midterms
Pelosi to step down as Speaker as Republicans set to retake US House of Representatives
The California Democrat rose to become the nation’s first woman to wield the speaker’s gavel.
# paul pelosi
Pelosi attack suspect pleads not guilty to federal charges
David DePape is being held without bail in state custody.
# Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi opens up about attack on husband: ‘I was very scared’
Pelosi’s husband, Paul, was smacked with a hammer by an intruder who authorities said broke into the family’s home.
# US
Suspect in assault at Nancy Pelosi home had shared conspiracy theories online
The man denied the results of the 2020 election and defended former president Donald Trump
Intruder shouted 'Where is Nancy?' before assaulting Pelosi's husband in their home
The US Speaker of the House of Representatives was not in her home at the time.
# tensions
China says troops 'remain on high alert' as two US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
It is the first transit since China staged unprecedented military drills around the island following the visit of US Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
# Taiwan
China launches fresh military drills around Taiwan
Taiwan is also due to begin its own live-fire drills tomorrow.
# Nancy Pelosi
China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close
Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
China sanctions US House speaker Nancy Pelosi over Taiwan visit
The move came after the Chinese military staged military drills and fired missiles into Japan’s exclusive economic zone.
# Tension
Missiles fired by China 'believed to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone'
China’s military drills were prompted by a visit to the island by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.
# Taiwan
27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defence zone following Pelosi visit, Taipei says
China is gearing up for military exercises dangerously close to the island’s shores in retaliation for the visit.
# Roe v Wade
US House passes bills to protect abortion access but Senate approval unlikely
The legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is unlikely to advance in the Senate.
# Brexit
Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP
In a strongly-worded intervention, Pelosi urged the UK and the EU to continue negotiations to uphold peace in Northern Ireland.
# Ukraine
Russian defence ministry says 80 Mariupol civilians have been handed over to UN or Red Cross
Earlier efforts at evacuations from the plant, the last site in the city still held by Ukrainian soldiers, had failed.
# US
Nancy Pelosi tests positive for Covid-19
Pelosi, 82, received a positive result a day after attending a bill signing event at the White House with President Joe Biden.
# Washington DC
Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'
Micheál Martin’s long-awaited trip to the White House was scuppered after he contracted Covid.
Nancy Pelosi says she's going to run for 19th term in office
Pelosi has been the only female speaker of the House of Representatives.
All time
# Stateside
Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington
Irish politicians in the US have rubbished claims by a UK minister that Joe Biden doesn’t understand Brexit.
# St Patrick's Day
Taoiseach speaks of 'undying friendship' between Ireland and US in virtual meeting with Joe Biden
In a virtual meeting this evening, Martin presented Biden with the traditional bowl of shamrock.
# Congress
Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot
The House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.
# insurrection
Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
Legislators are pushing for an independent commission to prevent any repeat of the insurrection.
# impeached
Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today
The impeachment trial is scheduled for the second week of February.
# impeachment
Article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be brought to US Senate on Monday
A charge of incitement of insurrection is being brought against the former president.
# Nancy Pelosi
House Republicans who helped Capitol Hill rioters could be prosecuted - Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi said there was “strong interest” in Congress for a 9/11-style investigation of the attack on the Capitol.
# Capitol Hill
US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
Trump faces a charge of incitement of insurrection.
A four-page impeachment bill says Trump "gravely endangered the security of the United States".
A "technical error" on a US government website temporarily said that Trump had left office.
Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has resigned amid concerns of more violence at Biden's inauguration.
'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
The 25th Amendment: Could Trump be removed from office before Joe Biden's inauguration?
# house speaker
Nancy Pelosi speaks with US military chief on preventing Trump nuclear strike
Pelosi told Democrats that she was prepared to launch impeachment proceedings against Trump if he does not voluntarily resign.
# line of succession
Trump, Pence, Pelosi: How does the presidential line of succession work?
Donald Trump is to leave the White House to attend a medical centre after testing positive for Covid-19.
# Supreme Court
Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week
Biden has said that rushing a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg through the Senate before the election would be an “abuse of power”.
# US election 2020
Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote
US President Donald Trump blocked funds to the US Postal Service amid concerns about the delays to the postal voting system.
# derek chauvin
Police officer charged with killing of George Floyd appears in court
Members of the party knelt for eight minutes and 46 seconds before a sitting of Congress today.
# Washington DC
Taoiseach thanks US House Speaker for Brexit position: 'Nancy Pelosi's words matter'
Varadkar said her standpoint during a testing time in the Brexit negotiations “was timely, invaluable, and made a huge difference”.
# State of the Union
Trump refuses to shake Pelosi's hand, then she rips up his speech
The US President declared America is “stronger than ever before” in his State of the Union address.
# the senate
The prosecutors for Donald Trump's impeachment trial next week have been unveiled
Senior Democrats Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler will lead the team in the Senate impeachment hearing.
# impeachment
Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.
Larry Donnelly: Trump re-election in 2020 not a done deal, but Democrats face an uphill battle
The Democrats bowed to pressure on impeachment, but will it make a difference to the 2020 result?
# US politics
White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay
“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.
# house of reps
Trump accepts Pelosi invite to deliver State of Union speech on 4 February
The speech will take place in the US House of Representatives.
# everything's impeachy
Nancy Pelosi says impeachment leaves ‘spring’ in people’s step
The start date for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is up in the air.