Pelosi to give commencement address at San Francisco State

Pelosi to give commencement address at San Francisco State
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San Francisco State University announced this week that Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash Scrap House defense authorization provision benefitting Russia MORE (D-Calif.) would be the school's keynote speaker at this month's graduation.

In a press release, the university honored Pelosi for her status as the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House during more than three decades as San Francisco's congressional representative.

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"Nancy Pelosi is the 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives, having made history in 2007 when she was elected the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House," read the press release on Monday.

"Now in her third term as Speaker, Pelosi made history again in January 2019 when she regained her position second-in-line to the presidency, the first person to do so in more than 60 years. For 31 years, Speaker Pelosi has represented San Francisco’s 12th District in Congress," the announcement continued.

Pelosi was reelected to serve as the top Democrat in the House this year despite a rebellion from dozens of House Democrats who voted against her nomination.

She has since emerged as President TrumpDonald John TrumpPelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash CNN's Anderson Cooper mocks WH press secretary over Fox News interview MORE's top opponent on Capitol Hill, and along with Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump touts Turkey cease-fire: 'Sometimes you have to let them fight' Mattis responds to Trump criticism: 'I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals' Democrats vow to push for repeal of other Trump rules after loss on power plant rollback MORE (D-N.Y.) battled the president on funding for a border wall amid the partial government shutdown earlier this year.

The school's graduation will be held on May 28, and is expected to be attended by more than 30,000 guests, according to the university.