Watch: 9/11 Memorial Speaker Calls Out Ilhan Omar's Callousness of ‘Some People Did Something’

A 9/11 memorial speaker addressed the callousness of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) “some people did something” remarks and told the “Squad” to show respect by honoring the victims and their friends and families.

Maher: Why Not Make Pelosi Speaker Since 'She's Already Pre-Tarnished'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued for electing House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) House speaker, in part by stating that Republicans will attack anyone the Democrats place in the spot, so it makes sense to use Pelosi, who is “already pre-tarnished.” And there’s no point in subjecting another person to attacks by Republicans. Maher began by saying Pelosi is “effective,” he then argued that Republicans will attack anyone who is speaker of the House, “So why not use her? Because she’s already pre-tarnished. Why ruin a whole new person?” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

Pelosi: ‘I Have Overwhelming Support’ to Be Speaker

Thursday at her weekly press conference House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she has the votes to become the next speaker of the House. When asked about 17 members currently opposing her and if she could still win, Pelosi said, “Yes.” She continued, “I have overwhelming support in my caucus to be speaker of the House.” She added, “I happen to think at this point, I’m the best person for that.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN