Nancy Pelosi calls Wolf Blitzer a GOP ‘apologist’ during epic on-air spat

Nancy Pelosi calls Wolf Blitzer a GOP ‘apologist’ during epic on-air spat


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali.) sparred with CNN host Wolf Blitzer Tuesday evening, calling him a “Republican apologist” during a heated exchange over the holdup of coronavirus stimulus.

Pelosi slammed Blitzer for having “no knowledge” on the details of relief proposals as he pressed her on why she wouldn’t accept a $1.8 trillion package offered by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin — a package that is roughly $400 billion less than the relief legislation the House passed earlier this month.

“[Americans] really need the money right now…even members of your own caucus, madam speaker, want to accept this deal,” said Blitzer.

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Blitzer went on to quote a tweet from Rep. Ro Khanna, a fellow California Democrat, who said “people in need can’t wait until February [for the next stimulus bill]” and that the $1.8 trillion offered from the White House was “significant.”

“I don’t know why you’re always an apologist — and many of your colleagues, apologists for the Republican

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