Pelosi Booed At NYC’s Global Citizen Music Festival

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi received a mix of boos and cheer during the short progressive policy speech she gave that interrupted the show in Central Park
Actress Priyanka Chopra, left, and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appear on stage during the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at Central Park in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

At a glance

  • Cell phone video from festival appears to show booing started when the Democrat House leader started talking about climate change and cutting carbon emissions.
  • “As speaker of the House, I am here to thank you for your dazzling advocacy, entrepreneurial thinking, and determination as global citizens,” Pelosi told the crowd.
  • Hecklers can be heard in the video yelling, “Let’s Go,” apparently upset she interrupted a night of entertainment.

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