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Taxpayers Finance Pelosi’s Lavish Hawaiian Farewell

Reminiscent of the scandal in which she used military aircraft as her personal taxi, Nancy Pelosi stuck it to U.S. taxpayers on her way out as House Speaker with a lavish Hawaiian vacation featuring secret service and local police motorcades financed by Americans.The famously corrupt California congresswoman spent her last days as Speaker at an exotic resort in Kona’s historic settlement of Ka’upulehu, according to a Hawaiian newspaper that’s working to get figures on local…

Nancy Pelosi Demands Big Private Jet

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants taxpayers to finance a lavish private jet large enough to ferry her and her entourage – including family members– from coast-to-coast without stopping. Like all members of Congress, House speakers use commercial flights to travel but Pelosi claims she needs a private U.S. Air Force jet for security reasons, even during personal travel with her family and supporters. After the 2001 terrorist attacks,…

Pelosi Wants Scandal-Ridden Hastings for Intelligence Chair Position

Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi, an outspoken critic of the so-called “Republican Culture of Corruption,” has put her weight behind some scandal-ridden nominees for House leadership positions. Pelosi is reportedly leaning toward Rep. Alcee Hastings as the new chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Not such an intelligent choice for someone promising to clean up the Hill. Hastings is one of just six federal judges to…

Nancy Pelosi Demands Selective Ethics Investigation

Nancy Pelosi’s infamous letter demanding an investigation into a “Republican culture of corruption” in congress fails to mention the San Francisco congresswoman’s own troubles and that of Louisiana Democrat Congressman William Jefferson, who took bribes for promoting business opportunities in Africa. In a well-publicized and lengthy letter to Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert, Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, points out that the country has been inundated with Republican arrests,…

Is Nancy Pelosi Lying?

…and “cobbling together a defense to offer political cover to their rank and file. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has enlisted Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) to consult with House Democrats on why they should continue to resist Republican demands for an ethics committee investigation into the matter.” But here’s the truth in the matter. While Republicans huff and puff about PMA’s corrupt ties to Murtha and Democratic leaders, they have so…

“Air Pelosi” Scandal

March 13, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Judicial Watch Uncovers Documents Detailing Pelosi’s Repeated Requests for Military Travel New documents uncovered by Judicial Watch suggest House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been treating the Air Force like her own personal airline. This discovery has led to a barrage of news coverage. The Pelosi documents were a lead story on The…

Air Pelosi Grounded

…of Representatives in January. This would be an abrupt change from the corrupt and disrespectful example set by Speaker Pelosi. Here’s the scoop according to Fox News: Presumptive House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that he will not use the military jet provided to current Speaker Nancy Pelosi to fly from D.C. to his home district each week, but will board the same airlines as everybody else. Pelosi had claimed…

Important Air Pelosi Update

January 28, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: More Air Pelosi News Despite the media firestorm over her military travel abuses, Nancy Pelosi continued to use the United States Air Force as her own personal travel agency right up until her final days as House Speaker according to documents we uncovered from the Air Force. According to these new documents, which we obtained…

Air Pelosi Frequent Flyer Update

October 15, 2010 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: New Documents Shed Light on Pelosi’s Abuse of Air Force Aircraft Talk about arrogance. Even in the face of a Judicial Watch investigation spotlighting Nancy Pelosi’s abuse of military air craft, the House Speaker shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, Speaker Pelosi may have set a frequent flyer record for taxpayer-financed luxury jet…

The Nancy Pelosi Cover-Up

June 19, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: FEC Lets Pelosi Off the Hook The Federal Election Commission (FEC) recently gave House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) a free pass when it dismissed a Judicial Watch complaint related to an “electioneering advertisement” featuring the speaker during the 2008 election season. The advertisement was part of what is known as the “We…

DC’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians”

…Richardson (D-CA); and Rep. David Rivera (R-FL). Now, after reviewing the year’s top scandals, we just could not stop at ten corrupt politicians so we’ve added seven additional names in a category we call “Dishonorable Mentions.” And they include in alphabetical order: Former Senator John Edwards (D-NC); Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA); Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA); Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano; Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA); Rep. Charles Rangel…

Alcee Hastings Dumped by Pelosi

Despite his last-ditch public relations campaign, Alcee Hastings will not be the next chairman of the Select Permanent Committee on Intelligence. Facing stiff public opposition due to his ethical transgressions, the Florida Democratic congressman was unceremoniously dumped by Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi yesterday. Hastings released the following statement after a meeting with Pelosi on November 28: “I have been informed by the speaker-elect that I will not serve as…

More Trouble Ahead for Pelosi?

February 5, 2010 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: More Trouble Ahead for Pelosi? What did Nancy Pelosi know about the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” and when did she know it? That’s the central question in a Judicial Watch investigation involving documents at the CIA. And, thanks to your Judicial Watch, soon we might just get our answer. According to a court order…

Pelosi Approval Ratings Sinking Fast

The scandal-plagued Speaker of the House has alienated nearly half of the country, earning an all-time low approval rating that makes her the least popular member of the Democratic Party. Evidently Nancy Pelosi’s latest fiasco involving the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) upset even the loyal supporters who have defended her through several other embarrassing public scandals and ethics violations. The veteran California lawmaker accused the CIA of lying to…

New U.S. Ambassador Helped Pelosi Make Millions

In a flagrant example of pay-to-play politics, the president of a company that helped House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her banker husband make millions of dollars has been awarded a prestigious foreign ambassadorship. Foreign ambassadors are appointed by the president and it’s quite common that the coveted positions go to big donors and fundraisers. Barack Obama has stuck to the script of most presidents—both Democrat and Republican—by appointing…



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