Pelosi’s daughter calls glitzy WHCA dinner a ‘larger risk to our democracy’ than Elon Musk


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Christine Pelosi, the daughter of Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., disparaged the White Home Correspondents’ Dinner final week as a better risk to democracy than Elon Musk’s latest buy of Twitter.

“A ‘NerdProm Week’ of corporate media feting the politicos they cover with celebrities and booze rather than a simple [White House Correspondents Association] awards dinner celebrating the first amendment is a bigger threat to our Democracy than Elon Musk buying Twitter,” Pelosi wrote on April 25.

Christine Pelosi, a Democratic strategist who has been the chairwoman of the California Democratic Ladies’s Caucus and an govt committeewoman for the Democratic Nationwide Committee, has not shied away from weighing in on political issues earlier than.


Her mom has been both speaker or Home Democratic chief since 2003, and a member of Congress since 1987, however Christine Pelosi emerged on the nationwide stage after the 2016 presidential election in an try to stop the Electoral Faculty from voting for former President Trump.

Christine Pelosi speaks onstage during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on Oct. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.

Christine Pelosi speaks onstage throughout Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Conference Heart on Oct. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.
(Phillip Faraone/Getty Photographs for Politicon)

She has additionally opined on points comparable to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recall, her mom ripping up President Trump’s State of the Union tackle and San Francisco Giants’ proprietor Charles B. Johnson donating to the marketing campaign of Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo.

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She was briefly suspended from Twitter in 2017 when she tweeted that “Rand Paul’s neighbor was right,” in reference to when the senator’s neighbor attacked him in his yard and left him with a number of damaged ribs. Pelosi later deleted the tweet.

Guests mingle during the annual White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2022.

Friends mingle through the annual White Home Correspondents Affiliation Dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2022.
(REUTERS/Al Drago)

The annual White Home Correspondents’ Dinner returned to Washington, D.C., final week after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Biden regaled the viewers with jokes about his age and low approval rankings, making a departure from the behavior of his predecessor, who refused to attend the occasion.

Every day Submit’ Fred Lucas contributed to this report.


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