Pelosi Bores Dem Rep. To Sleep — TWICE — During House Filibuster
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered a snooze-inducing filibuster on the House floor Wednesday ahead of a looming government shutdown.
Pelosi — seeking to force Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans to include a permanent DACA fix into the pending budget — regaled lawmakers with tales of successful DREAMers.
Unfortunately for the San Francisco Democrat, her speech turned out to be more Valium than valiant, as fellow California Democrat Doris Matsui was caught falling asleep not once, but twice during Pelosi’s ramblings.
Matsui’s first bout of shut-eye came as Pelosi talked about a University of Cincinnati graduate seeking to become an accountant.
While it only lasted for about 10 seconds, Matsui caught a longer nap just over a minute later.
“In high school, I fell in love with computers and the internet, spending my senior year creating an online newspaper for my school,” Pelosi read, as Matsui’s head drifted off to her left shoulder.