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Nancy Pelosi Subtly Jabs Trump With Impeachment Vote Suit

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<div data-aria-label="Video" data-provider="vidible" data-published="2021-01-13T23:58:49+00:00" data-videovertical="" class="vdb_player vdb_5cf69bc3d21f1a2bfeddcb6c55d111bb1146fb12104915c6 vidible-b-page" data-placeholder="//img.vidible.tv/prod/2021-01/13/5fff6b4969f5722eba217a8b/5fff6ce631f9665014fb9aac_o_U_v1.png?w=1600&h=900&q=60"></div><div class="content-list-component text"><p>House Speaker <a href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/news/nancy-pelosi/">Nancy Pelosi</a> made a quiet but pointed fashion statement during the second impeachment proceedings for President <a href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/news/donald-trump/">Donald Trump</a> that paid homage to his first impeachment proceeding.</p><p>On Wednesday, the House of Representatives <a href="http://www.aol.com/nancy%20pelosi%20speech" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">voted 232-197</a> in favour of Trump’s impeachment and ahead of the debate, Pelosi arrived in a familiar dark suit. </p><p>Those who tuned in to the <a href="https://www.huffpost.com/entry/president-donald-trump-impeached_n_5df97044e4b08083dc5b1802" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">impeachment debate at the House in December 2019</a>, when Trump was impeached on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of justice, will remember Pelosi’s look. She wore the same suit to both debates.</p></div><div class="content-list-component embed-asset"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-dnt="true" data-conversation="none"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Pelosi making a statement with her outfit.<br><br>She's dressed in all black and wearing her power broach: the Mace of the Republic, which symbolizes the legislative authority of the House of Representatives.<br><br>Here's Pelosi on the House floor with her broach vs a pic of the mace. <a href="https://t.co/D0lw3ciR7S" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">pic.twitter.com/D0lw3ciR7S</a></p>— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) <a href="https://twitter.com/jbendery/status/1207350675400732673?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">December 18, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div class="content-list-component text"><p>The lawmaker made a subtle change from 2019 on Wednesday with her accessories.</p><p>In 2019, she wore a gold brooch of the Mace of the Republic on her suit. The symbol is indicative of the House of Representatives’ authority in the legislative branch. As <a href="https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/12/18/21028719/nancy-pelosi-brooch-impeachment" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Vox</a> reported then, “it’s a ceremonial staff that rests by the speaker’s desk when the House is in session and has been historically used to restore order in the chamber.”</p><p>During the second impeachment, Pelosi wore a mask in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The accessory, while necessary for safety, speaks volumes about the last year in America and of Trump’s presidency.</p></div><img src="https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fff6d91240000ce7a8ae435.jpeg?cache=xxgWiO4wY8&ops=scalefit_630_noupscale" alt="Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), gavels into recess after the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 13." data-caption="Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), gavels into recess after the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 13." data-rich-caption="Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), gavels into recess after the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 13." data-credit="Tom Williams via Getty Images" data-credit-link-back=""><div class="content-list-component text"><p>Speaking to the House on Wednesday, Pelosi <a href="http://www.aol.com/nancy%20pelosi%20speech" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">lambasted Trump</a> as a “clear and present danger to the nation.”</p><p>“The president of the United States incited this insurrection, this armed rebellion, against our common country,” she said. “He must go.”</p><p><strong><em>Never miss a thing. </em></strong><a href="https://subscribe.huffpost.com/NewsLetter/preference/Subscribe/?list=au-daily-brief&src=editorial" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong><em>Sign up to HuffPost Australia’s weekly newsletter</em></strong></a><strong><em> for the latest news, exclusives and guides to achieving the good life.</em></strong></p></div><!-- start relEntries --><div class="related-entries related-entries--list yr-related-entries"><h3 class="related-entries__head">Related...</h3><ul class="related-entries__list"><li class="related-entries__list__item yr-related-entry"><a class="related-entries__title entry__link--omit yr-card-headline" href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/police-officers-us-capitol-charged-trump_au_5fff86e9c5b65671988b91a2?ncid=other_huffpostre_pqylmel2bk8&utm_campaign=related_articles" aria-label="Feds Charge 2 Trump-Loving Cops Who Took A Selfie During Capitol Insurrection"> Feds Charge 2 Trump-Loving Cops Who Took A Selfie During Capitol Insurrection </a></li><li class="related-entries__list__item yr-related-entry"><a class="related-entries__title entry__link--omit yr-card-headline" href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/donald-trump-impeachment-for-second-time_au_5fff5e4ac5b63642b7018df2?ncid=other_huffpostre_pqylmel2bk8&utm_campaign=related_articles" aria-label="Donald Trump Becomes First President To Be Impeached Twice"> Donald Trump Becomes First President To Be Impeached Twice </a></li><li class="related-entries__list__item yr-related-entry"><a class="related-entries__title entry__link--omit yr-card-headline" href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/donald-trump-impeachment-explained-what-next_au_5fff6bd6c5b6c77d85ec8f59?ncid=other_huffpostre_pqylmel2bk8&utm_campaign=related_articles" aria-label="Trump Has Been Impeached, Again. 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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a quiet but pointed fashion statement during the second impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump that paid homage to his first impeachment proceeding.

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted 232-197 in favour of Trump’s impeachment and ahead of the debate, Pelosi arrived in a familiar dark suit. 

Those who tuned in to the impeachment debate at the House in December 2019, when Trump was impeached on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of justice, will remember Pelosi’s look. She wore the same suit to both debates.

The lawmaker made a subtle change from 2019 on Wednesday with her accessories.

In 2019, she wore a gold brooch of the Mace of the Republic on her suit. The symbol is indicative of the House of Representatives’ authority in the legislative branch. As Vox reported then, “it’s a ceremonial staff that rests by the speaker’s desk when the House is in session and has been historically used to restore order in the chamber.”

During the second impeachment, Pelosi wore a mask in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The accessory, while necessary for safety, speaks volumes about the last year in America and of Trump’s presidency.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), gavels into recess after the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

Speaking to the House on Wednesday, Pelosi lambasted Trump as a “clear and present danger to the nation.”

“The president of the United States incited this insurrection, this armed rebellion, against our common country,” she said. “He must go.”

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