Deputy Press Sec. Hogan Gidley Claims Pelosi Was 'Extremely Disrespectful' Following Highly Publicized Walkout Nick Kangadis October. 17. 2019 386 views "...she was extremely disrespectful to our staff, calling them 'incompetent," Gidley said. "And she does that repeatedly as well. It's very disgraceful for a Speaker of the House to act that way."