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Pelosi's Response to Pushing Little Girl Makes It So Much Worse

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28.06.2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s seemingly rude treatment of the preteen daughter of Rep. Mayra Flores just got worse as her staff tried to explain away what she did.

Pelosi stood with the Flores family for a photo op on June 21 after the newly elected Texas Republican congresswoman took her oath of office. But what she did to Flores’ daughter flew under the radar for a few days before people began to notice.

As the speaker was standing between Flores’ husband and the couple’s daughters, the video showed her pushing her bony elbow sharply into the young girl’s shoulder, seemingly shoving her back and away from the photo op.

The child, who is about 10 years old, stood gamely smiling for the photos and appeared unperturbed by the shove.

No one noticed this for a few days, but by the weekend, the video made the rounds on social media and many began commenting on Pelosi’s outrageous behavior.

For her part, Flores, who just won a historically Democratic district in an earthshaking election, took to Twitter on Sunday to note how proud she is of her stalwart daughter for being so gracious and strong in the face of such rudeness.

“I am so proud of my strong, beautiful daughter for not allowing this to faze her,” Flores wrote. “She continued to smile and pose for the picture like a Queen. No child should be pushed to........

© Western Journalism


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