Nancy Pelosi: 500 Million Americans Lose Their Jobs Video

“Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package, 500 million Americans lose their jobs.”

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House

January 2009 (U.S. population about 305 million)

U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates
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In a Jan. 18 interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Pelosi repeated that 500 million jobs would be lost unless Obama’s stimulus package was passed by Congress. Pelosi repeated the gaffe, and when asked about it, she said it “feels like 500,000.”