Pelosi ignores Trump in leadership farewell speech, mentioning Bush, Obama, Biden

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ignored former President Donald Trump in her farewell speech to Congress on Thursday.

The Democratic icon expressed how honored she felt to have served alongside Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Joe Biden, but didn't mention Trump at all. Pelosi stated Thursday in a speech on the House floor that she plans to stay in Congress, but will no longer seek leadership positions in the Democratic caucus.

"I have enjoyed working with three presidents, achieving historic investments in clean energy with President George Bush; transformative health care reform with President Barack Obama, and forging the future — from infrastructure to health care to climate action — with President Joe Biden," Pelosi stated.

"Now we must move boldly in the future grounded by the principles that have propelled us this far," she added.

Biden released a statement praising Pelosi soon after her speech. He also reportedly called Pelosi to congratulate her on Thursday morning.... (Read more)