June 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Conversation with Robert Costa

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is leading the push to pass legislation to address police brutality and racial injustice after the killing of George Floyd and will introduce new legislation intended to lower health care costs and expand protections in the Affordable Care Act. Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa will interview Speaker Pelosi for an update on these issues and her continued efforts to address the health and economic needs of citizens due to the coronavirus on Thursday, June 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Highlights
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she does not believe President Trump will challenge the 2020 election results if he loses. “ But just to be prepared, I would say just win big because he will try to question the certification of this event...I think he will respect the results of an election…You have to be prepared for everything.”
  • Jun 25
When asked if the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act will satisfy the activists, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said “This legislation addresses the concerns that they are expressing…I think it addresses the concerns of the family and those in the streets. It’s not the end… there are many other things we want to do, and bills we want to bring up.”
  • Jun 25
On Former National Security Advisor John Bolton, and whether she would like to hear from him under oath, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said: “He…is a disgrace. He chose money over patriotism…We would still be waiting for the courts to determine if he should come before them. That was a good stalling tactic…He chose a cash register over democracy in terms of accountability and transparency.”
  • Jun 25
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that in 131 days, the country will have the solution to many problems “including Barr.” “Barr is a mess, he’s disgraced the Department of Justice…he is contemptible, there’s no question about that.”
  • Jun 25
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there should be a review about whether statues and art depicting founding fathers who owned slaves like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson should come down. “I’m all for it…let’s review…why are we glorifying the sins of the past? But that doesn’t mean because Thomas Jefferson or George Washington or others were slave owners that we should undermine what they did for our country.”
  • Jun 25
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democrats will focus on “healthcare for all Americans…affordable, accessibly quality healthcare” in 2021.
  • Jun 25
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
(D-Calif.)
Nancy Pelosi is the 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives, having made history in 2007 when she was elected the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House. Now in her third term as Speaker, Pelosi made history again in January 2019 when she regained her position second-in-line to the presidency, the first person to do so in more than 60 years. As Speaker, Pelosi is fighting for the people, working to lower health care costs, increase workers’ pay through strong economic growth and rebuilding America, and cleaning up corruption for make Washington work for all. For 31 years, Speaker Pelosi has represented San Francisco, California’s 12th Congressional District, in Congress. She has led House Democrats for 16 years and previously served as House Democratic Whip.
Interviewed by Robert Costa
The Washington Post
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