No House Resolution Praising Jacko: Pelosi

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 9, 2009 3:33 PM CDT
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – The House of Representatives will not consider a resolution praising Michael Jackson’s humanitarianism, the Boston Globe reports. “A resolution, I think, would open up to contrary views to—that are not necessary at this time to be expressed in association with a resolution whose purpose is quite different,” Nancy Pelosi explained. Sponsor Sheila Jackson-Lee, who spoke warmly of MJ at his memorial, says she isn’t giving up.