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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi advocates investigation of Ground Zero mosque opposition

Nancy Pelosi is staying in the news despite the August recess. In a Tuesday radio interview for San Francisco-based KCBS Radio, Pelosi weighed in for the first time on the Ground Zero mosque.

Here’s what she had to say:

“There is no question there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those who have called for looking into how is this opposition to the mosque being funded,” she said.

Not only did the speaker rebuke Republicans who said over the weekend that President Obama’s comments on the issue opened it up to debate during election season, but she also essentially called for an investigation into the opposition of the mosque.

She continued: “How is this being ginned up that here we are talking about Treasure Island, something we’ve been working on for decades, something of great interest to our community as we go forward to an election about the future of our country and two of the first three questions are about a zoning issue in New York City.”

Her comments come just after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke out against the mosque, saying it is “very obvious that the mosque should be built someplace else.”

Audio of Pelosi’s interview can be found here.

Speaker Pelosi’s office has not yet returned The Daily Caller’s request for comment.

  • Trisha

    For the good of the country
    do NOT be third in line
    RESIGN

  • truebearing

    This is all much ado about nothing. A distraction. Do you want to really get worked up? Read this story:
    http://dailycaller.com/2010/08/19/george-soros-slashes-exposure-to-us-equities/

    If Soros is pulling out of the U.S. economy, it is a pretty good indicator that it is because he expects an imminent collapse, and he ought to know, he is the evil genius behind the sudden failure of our economy, and Obama’s rise to dictatorship (also, Vacationer-In-Chief).

    Soros and his evil buddies triggered the sub-prime meltdown, during the last election, and you can bet your entire combined assets he is planning one for this election.

  • erick1740

    Granny mcbotox has reached the limit, she is either insane or senile or both. Time to resign and go to the nursing home.

  • S-D-M

    “Dropping acid” while hanging around Haight-Ashbury in S.F. in the 1960′s is coming home to roost, huh Nancy? Everyone can see it except you..!

  • libertyatstake

    Dumbest Speaker ever. Period. End of sentence.

    http://libertyatstake.blogspot.com/
    “Because the Only Good Progressive is a Failed Progressive”

  • truebearing

    That Pelosi is a moron has been irrefutably proven, repeatedly, by the world’s foremost source, herself!

    I would like to publicly volunteer to be investigated for opposition to the mosque, and for calling Pelosi a moron. If she has me investigated, and all of those who agree that the mosque is a bad idea, she will have to investigate tens of millions of people. Maybe she just meant investigate the GOP, or Tea Party, or all Christian leaders, or the NRA, or Sheriff Joe Arpaio, or maybe the Easter Bunny.