Nancy Pelosi's file

Pelosi

Democrat from California

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is the minority leader of the U.S. House. Formerly the speaker of the House from 2007-11, Pelosi has been the House Democratic leader since January of 2003.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True5 (%)(5)
  • Mostly True4 (%)(4)
  • Half True12 (%)(12)
  • Mostly False6 (%)(6)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire3 (%)(3)

Recent stories featuring Nancy Pelosi

The most outlandish, Pants On Fire! claims we fact-checked in 2017

President Trump’s repeated and unsubstantiated claims on California voter fraud during the 2016 election plus a series of intentionally false stories about the state’s deadly wildfires all earned a Pants On Fire in 2017.

How is a ‘mass shooting’ defined?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently claimed there's been one mass shooting per day in 2017. PolitiFact California found Pelosi picked a very broad definition of mass shooting but also found the debate about what exactly defines a mass shooting remains greatly unsettled. We did not rate the claim on our Truth-O-Meter. 

Is there a corporate tax break that ships jobs overseas?

Democrats love to say that Republicans support tax breaks that promote outsourcing, but that claim is misleading.

 

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A closer look at claims on impeachment, House lawsuit

In Congress' final days before the August recess, talk about a House lawsuit against President Barack Obama and possible impeachment proceedings got a lot of attention. We checked some of the claims.
 

Rand Paul's numbers stumble, Nancy Pelosi and Mike Simpson not yet quite best friends: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Rand Paul stumbles on his numbers, while Mike Simpson and Nancy Pelosi aren't nearly as close as portrayed, all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.