Senator Drops Shocking Demand for Pelosi
Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) has called for the closure of the “Speaker Nancy Pelosi Federal Building” in San Francisco due to escalating safety concerns. Ernst’s bold demand comes in response to the federal building’s security issues that have forced hundreds of federal employees to work from home indefinitely. The building, which houses Pelosi’s local office and several federal agencies, has been marred by an open-air drug market operating just outside its doors.
In her statement, Senator Ernst stated, “I’m calling to shut down the Speaker Nancy Pelosi Federal Building. After all, they’ve already been forced to abandon it, so why should taxpayers keep the lights on in Nancy Pelosi’s haunted house?” She pointed to the deteriorating security situation and criticized the city’s leadership for allowing the streets of San Francisco to become a breeding ground for criminal activity.
The problems affecting the building and its employees have been well-documented. Drug-related incidents in the surrounding area have reached an alarming level, with 525 incidents reported over the past year. Federal employees have faced numerous security threats, including instances where knives were pulled on them, and one individual was pursued with a hammer. The situation has deteriorated to the point where employees have requested escorts to and from the building.
Recent measures to address these issues include the installation of a fence to prevent people from sitting on concrete ledges where drug deals often took place. There have also been arrests related to drug dealing in the vicinity, some involving individuals carrying firearms.
Ernst has proposed relocating federal employees to safer work environments, as the San Francisco area reportedly has at least five other federal buildings that could serve as alternatives. She believes that such a move would enable taxpayers to interact with government agencies without fearing for their safety.
— New York Post (@nypost) October 25, 2023