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‘We’ve Been Humbled By What We’ve Seen’ – Nancy Pelosi Says To Ghana’s Parliament

‘We’ve Been Humbled By What We’ve Seen’ – Nancy Pelosi Says To Ghana’s Parliament

 Four hundred years after the first ship of enslaved Africans sailed to America, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned the “grave evil” of slavery in a speech Wednesday to Ghana’s parliament. The California Democrat, who was the first U.S. House speaker to address Ghana’s lawmakers, said her and her colleagues’ visit was about acknowledging the […]

Nancy Pelosi To Observe 400th Anniversary Of Slave Trade In Ghana

Nancy Pelosi To Observe 400th Anniversary Of Slave Trade In Ghana

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in Ghana with a U.S. congressional delegation for high-level talks and a commemoration of the 400-year-old slave trade from Africa to the New World. The visitors were to be received Monday evening by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo in Accra. They include the House Majority Whip James Clyburn, Congressional Black […]

House Approves $4.5 Billion Emergency Border Aid Bill To Address Humanitarian Crisis

House Approves $4.5 Billion Emergency Border Aid Bill To Address Humanitarian Crisis

The bill’s future is uncertain, however, with the White House and GOP lawmakers opposing its restrictions calling for more humane treatment of migrant children. Following a flurry of last-minute changes and the quashing of what’s been described as a “mini-revolt” spearheaded by some liberal critics, the Democratic-led House rallied on Tuesday to approve a $4.5 […]

Donald Trump Postpones State Of The Union Until Shutdown Ends

Donald Trump Postpones State Of The Union Until Shutdown Ends

President Donald Trump said late Wednesday he would postpone his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends and that he was not looking for an alternative venue amid an ongoing stalemate with Democratic leaders. “I will do the Address when the Shutdown is over,” the president said on Twitter, noting that […]