A congressionally sponsored event to promote boycotts of Israel was cancelled late Tuesday evening after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) was informed about the forum and made an impromptu phone call to the lawmaker sponsoring the event, ordering that it be shut down, according to sources familiar with the matter who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) both were booed at a breakfast for Florida party delegates on Monday.
House Democratic leaders unveiled a national security agenda that is less than two pages in length and prioritizes combatting online radicalization and passing laws restricting gun sales.
Messages of condolence and outrage have flooded from Capitol Hill the day after snipers ambushed police officers Thursday night in Dallas, Texas, leaving five dead and another seven wounded.
House Democrats violated ethics rules during last week’s sit-in demanding action on gun control, according to a watchdog group.