Pelosi slams AOC, Obama in new biography

by Jenny Mount · Apr 13th, 2021 11:17 am

Last Updated Apr 15th, 2021 at 12:04 pm

A biography of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), set to release April 20, reveals Pelosi mocking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), as well as her frustration with former President Barack Obama.

USA Today's Washington bureau chief Susan Page interviewed Pelosi multiple times for the biography, "Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power."

During the interviews, Pelosi unloads on fellow Democrats. She spoke in a child-like voice at one point while discussing Ocasio-Cortez, and then advised the Squad, "You're not a one-person show. This is the Congress of the United States."

In addition to slamming current politicians, Pelosi scoffed at Obama for not being able to deliver his home state votes for Obamacare and expressed frustration that he took sole credit for the deals she passed through Congress.

The speaker also spoke about Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), saying he "is not a force for good in the country. He is an enabler of some of the worst stuff, and an instigator of some of it on his own."

Pelosi explained that she learned the art of politics from her father, Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro.

"What I learned from my father was everything ... I breathed it in ... Politics is every minute of every day. It is part of you," said Pelosi.


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