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# Nancy Pelosi

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# 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.
# Historic vote
Donald Trump faces historic impeachment vote today
Trump would become only the third US president to be impeached.
# impeachment
Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process
In a letter sent on the eve of his expected impeachment, the US President has maintained that he did nothing wrong.
# impeachment
House of Representatives to proceed with articles of impeachment against Donald Trump
Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi made the announcement this afternoon.
# High crimes
Trump's actions are enough to justify impeachment, legal experts tell committee
Democrats and Republicans clashed during the impeachment hearing.
# Genocide
'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide
The Armenians say the mass killings of their people from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide, a claim recognised by some 30 countries.
# how we got here
Timeline: How a phone call by Donald Trump turned into an impeachment inquiry
The impeachment story is complex and fast moving. We’ve broken down the key events.
# Donald Trump
'Another Dem-media frame-up': Republicans round on Democrats over impeachment inquiry
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump yesterday.
# white house down
Formal impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump announced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will make the announcement later this evening.
# accord-ing to nancy
Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland
Pelosi said the Good Friday Agreement needed to be protected, and was “a beacon of hope for the entire world”.
Explainer: Why is Facebook allowing a doctored video of 'drunk' US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to stay online?
The social media giant has been criticised after altered footage of Pelosi was posted online this week.
# rumble in the white house
Pelosi: 'Trump is engaged in a cover-up and that could be impeachable'
The US President stormed out of a meeting with Democrats saying they must stop investigating.
# speech
Bono pays a visit to the Dáil to hear US Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak
She repeated that a US-US trade deal is off the table post-Brexit if the Good Friday Accord is compromised.
# not on the cards
'Don’t even think about it': Pelosi warns UK that US trade deal is non-runner if Good Friday Agreement is threatened
“The Good Friday accord ended 700-years of conflict,” she told the London School of Economics last night.
# Brexit
Taoiseach says he won't ask the US to choose between the UK and Ireland as he welcomes Pelosi to Dublin
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, will address the Dáil this week.
# Twitter
Ilhan Omar defiant after Donald Trump criticises her 9/11 comments
Ilhan Omar has drawn criticism for referring to the 9/11 attacks as “some people did something”.
# dail 100
Nancy Pelosi to meet with President Michael D Higgins during Irish visit
Brexit and US visas are expected to be the among the topics that will be discussed.
# house speaker
US politician Nancy Pelosi to address the Dáil next week
It is understood the visit is part of a fresh push to get the E3 Visa Bill over the line in the US.
# Christopher Paul Hasson
US police foil plot by Coast Guard officer to kill top Democrats and prominent media figures
Christopher Paul Hasson was arrested by police last Friday on gun and drug charges.
# longest ever
Separate Republican and Democrat bills aimed at ending the US shutdown failed overnight
Meanwhile, The White House has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for US President Donald Trump’s border wall.
# Disinvited
Donald Trump delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown is over
Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi has effectively blocked Trump from giving his State of the Union address.
# Tit for tat
'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal
Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi yesterday called Trump’s deal a “non-starter”.
# Tit for tat
Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad
In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said that due to the shutdown a trip to Egypt, Brussels and Afghanistan would be delayed.
# prime time audience
Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons
Pelosi says that the shutdown has meant that the Secret Service cannot plan properly.
# Border Wall
Trump says 'not much headway made' as US government shutdown enters third week
An impasse with lawmakers over Trump’s demand for billions of dollars to pay for a border wall has shut 25% of the government since 22 December.
# First Step Act
Last week, the US passed a bill to radically reform its criminal justice system - but what will it change?
The bill passed in the Senate last week after it received huge bipartisan support.
# getting testy
Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row
Trump threatened to shut down the government if the border wall is not paid for.
The polls get it right, and the problem with Pelosi: 6 thoughts on the US midterms
Given the political realities, Nancy Pelosi must simultaneously do battle and business with President Trump, writes Larry Donnelly.
# US Midterms
No big upsets as Trump's Republicans keep Senate and Democrats take House
There’s already been a disagreement between Democrat Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump.
# filibustering
Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday
The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.
# Sequester
United States braced for swingeing sequester of €85bn budget cuts
Analysts say that the cuts, due to come into force overnight, will take a number of months to take effect and will see growth fall by as much as 0.7 per cent.
# United States
New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks
Curbing the US’s runaway national debt, and reforming immigration law, are points on the 113th Congress’s agenda.
# Elections 2012
Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives
John Boehner will remain as the Speaker, as the Republicans are set to keep a clear majority in the 438-member House.
# London 2012
Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China
“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All Tuesday’s biggest news stories, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.
# Debt deal
Watch: Giffords returns to work as US congress passes debt deal
The vote passed comfortably and Giffords’ emotional return brought down the house.
# Weiner
Disgraced US congressman Anthony Weiner says he will resign
Friends say that Anthony Weiner will resign from the US congress after revelations of lewd online exchanges with women.
# Weiner
US Congressman seeks help to make him a "better husband and healthier person" amid resignation calls
Anthony Weiner’s problems go from bad to worse as his party’s leadership call on him to resign.
# US Midterm Elections
Victory for Republicans as Obama takes major election hit
The Republican Party gains 60 seats to win control of the US House of Representative – but the Tea Party costs it the Senate.
# Proposition 19
Latin America to California: Please don't decriminalise marijuana
The presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico say voting yes on Prop 19 would be a contradiction on anti-drug policy.