On Tuesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi did an interview with KTVU to discuss her family, faith and political issues.
KTVU set up the interview as follows:
Nancy Pelosi is a San Francisco institution. Loved by many, scorned by others, there’s no denying her political acumen and success.
She was first elected to congress 30 years ago and climbed her way through the political power structure to become Speaker of the House, achieving the highest political office ever held by a woman in this country.
How did she get there and where did she come from? KTVU’s Ken Wayne sat down with Congresswoman Pelosi for a one-on-one interview.
Nancy Pelosi grew up in Baltimore, Maryland to a devout Catholic, Italian American family. Her father was a member of Congress. They were fiercely patriotic and staunchly Democratic. She was raised to believe that public service was a calling.
Nancy Pelosi met her husband in Washington D.C. while she was at Trinity College and he was at Georgetown University. They moved to San Francisco in 1969 where they raised their 5 children and she began her political career.
Democrats faced a tough loss in 2016. It’s no surprise that Pelosi is front and center in the party’s effort to regain control of the House. She remains optimistic in her fight for issues important to California.
As the interview proceeded, Pelosi recounted being nominated as speaker of the House and someone telling her that her parents would be proud.
“It just struck me because I thought, no, my parents wanted me to be holy.”
After being asked by the reporter if she thought she was holy, a technical glitch occurred and the feed cut to a weather report as Pelosi replied, “I hope so. I try to be.”
Pundits have joked that the technical malfunction might have been a sign from God.
Sign from God?
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) July 12, 2017
The incident is an addition to a collection of forgetful moments and questionable incidents involving Pelosi, such as her continuing to confuse President Trump with former President George W. Bush and her invocation of God when defending abortion.
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