Pelosi’s home archbishop in San Francisco, had said that he will no longer allow her to receive the sacrament in his archdiocese because of her support for abortion rights.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said his meeting with Pelosi included discussions of defense supplies to Ukraine, financial support and sanctions against Russia.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has praised the courage of the Ukrainian people and vowed continued U.S. support to help Ukraine defeat Russia after leading a congressional delegation to Kyiv.
Pelosi, second in line to the presidency after the vice president, is the highest-ranking American leader to visit Ukraine since the start of the war.
Japanese and Taiwanese media on Thursday reported that Pelosi will visit Taiwan next week, after leading a delegation to Japan this weekend.
Owing to hiking gasoline prices in the U.S., the Biden administration has yet to call for an oil import ban on Russia.
The US is considering sending American-made F-16s as backfill to former Soviet bloc countries in Eastern Europe that are members of NATO. They, in turn, would send Ukraine their own Soviet-era MiGs.
Pelosi had personally expressed to the WHO Secretary-General that Taiwan should participate and that its inclusion in the organization is crucial based on its pandemic prevention response.
By announcing she would seek a 19th term, Pelosi avoids becoming a lame duck in a year when Democrats are clinging to a fragile majority in the House.
"We will — we must — get Build Back Better passed," Biden said.
With the clock ticking down to the 11:59 pm Friday deadline, the Senate voted by 69 to 28 to keep the lights on until February 18 with a resolution that had already advanced from the House.
Nancy Pelosi paid almost no attention to Kevin McCarthy's record-setting rant and delivered a sunny speech in stark contrast to his dark mood.
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