House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got a rude New York City welcome when she made a surprise guest appearance at the Global Citizen’s music festival in Central Park Saturday night. She got booed.
Pelosi getting booed in the liberal enclave in a bad sign for the midterms. “As speaker of the house, I am here to thank you for your dazzling advocacy, entrepreneurial thinking, and determination as global citizens,” she told the crowd.
“It’s thanks to your help that the United States recently enacted historic climate legislation, which will be a game changer,” Pelosi said. “It will slash carbon pollution by 40% by 2030, it will give a historic, an historic $370 billion to fight the climate crisis.”
Pelosi was met with some cheers and some boos with one incredulous New Yorker caught on video saying, why is everyone booing” before laughing.
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According to Fox News:
Pelosi, wearing a white pantsuit with a matching scarf, took to the stage of NYC’s Global Citizen music festival where she was booed by those in the audience, videos on social media appear to show.
After being introduced to the stage by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, an actress who is married to Nick Jonas, Pelosi briefly spoke about carbon pollution and climate change.