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Confederate Speaker Portraits To Be Removed From The Capitol On Juneteenth

3 monthes ago   |   By NPR

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has directed the Clerk of the House to remove the portraits of four former House Speakers who served in the Confederacy.
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Pelosi orders removal of Confederate portraits from Capitol

Pelosi orders removal of Confederate portraits from Capitol

3 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she is ordering the removal from the Capitol of portraits honoring four previous House speakers who served in the Confederacy.
In a letter to the House clerk, Pelosi directed the immediate removal of portraits depicting the former speakers: Robert Hunter of Virginia, James Orr of South Carolina and Howell Cobb and Charles Crisp, both of Georgia. The portraits were to be removed later Thursday.
Calling the halls of Congress “the very heart of our democracy,″ Pelosi said, “There is no room in the hallowed halls of Congress or in any place...
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Nancy Pelosi To Remove Portraits Of Confederate House Speakers From U.S. Capitol

Nancy Pelosi To Remove Portraits Of Confederate House Speakers From U.S. Capitol

3 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The House Speaker is having them pulled down to mark Juneteenth.
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Pelosi orders removal of Confederate portraits from Capitol

Pelosi orders removal of Confederate portraits from Capitol

3 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she is ordering the removal from the Capitol of portraits honoring four previous House speakers who served in the Confederacy.
In a letter to the House clerk, Pelosi requested the immediate removal of portraits depicting former speakers Robert Hunter of Virginia, James Orr of South Carolina and Howell Cobb and Charles Crisp, both of Georgia.
Calling the halls of Congress “the very heart of our democracy,″ Pelosi said, “There is no room in the hallowed halls of Congress or in any place of honor for memorializing men who embody the...
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Pelosi says Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency, will continue oversight

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue oversight of the Republican president's behavior.
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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.
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