Pelosi says a “massive disinformation campaign” funded by “people still fighting the Civil War” prevents Biden’s achievements from being recognized.

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Zagreb, Croatia, October 24, 2022.

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Zagreb, Croatia, October 24, 2022.Damir Senkar/AFP via Getty Images

  • Pelosi was asked if she thought the Biden administration did a good job with its political message.

  • She said Biden will have to deal with a “massive disinformation campaign” that “confuses people.”

  • She says it’s funded by people who “don’t want to pay taxes” and “still fighting the Civil War.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has provided a colorful explanation for what she believes is a “massive disinformation campaign” complicating the White House’s political message. election night interview On Tuesday’s PBS NewsHour.

Asked by host Judy Woodruff if she believed President Joe Biden and his administration had done enough to get the message across about his administration’s accomplishments, Pelosi said of the White House, “What I have no complaints,” he said.

“What I’m trying to say is that we have a massive disinformation campaign going on in our country. It’s been repeated over and over on television,” Pelosi said. “That click is formidable.”

She went on to say that the disinformation was funded by “endless deep, dark, special interest money.”

“People who don’t want to pay taxes, people who are still fighting the Civil War, or some combination of those,” she added.

She said Mr Biden “doesn’t get the credit he deserves”, adding that “the American people are definitely richer than they were two years ago”.

“Again, it’s because of disinformation,” she said. “They choke the airwaves with disinformation and confuse people.”

Her remarks came on election night when the Democrats are widely expected to lose the House majority as Pelosi’s own political future hangs in the balance.

It was the second sit-down interview she gave since her husband, Paul Pelosi, was attacked with a hammer in her San Francisco home by a man motivated by a right-wing conspiracy theory about Pelosi.

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