One of the more appalling moments in the recent history of the House of Representatives occurred recently in the Capitol Visitor Center. Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly news conference and said she had changed her position on the issue of passing a coronavirus relief bill. For months, as millions suffered the economic devastation associated with the pandemic, Pelosi stonewalled the Trump administration’s efforts to pass targeted, short-term relief for those in need. Now, as if by magic, she’s all for it.

What happened? A new president has been elected, Pelosi explained, and coronavirus vaccines are nearing public distribution. “A total game-changer — a new president and a vaccine,” she declared. The kind of short-term relief that she blocked for months is now acceptable. “It’s for a shorter period of time, but that’s OK now,” Pelosi said, “because we have a new president.”

Byron York is chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner. Contact him at byork@washingtonexaminer.com.

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Bulldog

She is a vile disgusting "woman"

natives5

Perhaps York’s opinions should now appear in the cartoon section. For real Byron?!? Nancy’s “ugly obsession with trump” will definitely end on January 20, 2021, when a competent, duly elected President elect Biden will be sworn in. Thank you, America!

Bulldog

LOL

rlingalls

Amen.

rlingalls

Lacking creditability in your awareness of “appalling moments in the recent history of the House of Representatives” is Nancy Pelosi changing her position on a bill when a new president will begin 1/20/21 WHEN there are SO MANY appalling moments of Trump’s complete angry obsession with not being a 1 term president. Trump has been completely AWOL as the President and ‘democratic leader of the free world’ for FOUR YEARS. I would much rather hear from you about where is TRUMP? Operations Warp Speed has not provided the vaccination distribution as he promised, the pharma’s are operating without Executive Branch leadership, and so on and so on. I do not want anything but a stop-gap in financial budgeting UNTIL we get some grown-ups in the White House 1/20/21.

Riverbarnacle

Are you clueless?

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