Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

Nancy Pelosi Holds The Floor More Than 8 Hours To Demand Immigration Promise

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

Become a Fan
  (48 fans)

From Nancy Pelosi {MID-244793}
Nancy Pelosi
(Image by Wikipedia (
  Permission   Details   DMCA

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calf.) spoke on the House floor for more than eight hours Wednesday, adamant she would not support an emerging long-term budget deal unless House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) commits to allow a vote on legislation protecting young undocumented immigrants. Such an announcement would be similar to the one Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made last month that helped reopen the government. “If a Dream Act were brought to the floor, it would pass immediately, with strong bipartisan support,” Pelosi said Wednesday in a speech on the House floor. “The Republican moral cowardice must end.” Pelosi wrapped up her speech around 6:10 p.m., about eight hours and five minutes after she started.
Read the rest of the story HERE:



- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles