House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) (AP Photo)
(CNSNews.com) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had to cancel an appearance Monday at a global warming rally in Washington, D.C., that was hit by a snowstorm because her flight was delayed, her office told CNSNews.com. 
 
Brianna Cayo-Cotter, the spokesman for the Energy Action Coalition that held the rally,  told a group of reporters that she had been in contact with Pelosi  and that her flight had been delayed because of inclement weather.
 
A blizzard Sunday night and early Monday morning blanketed the nations capital with snow, causing events to be cancelled and delayed across the city.
 
House Select Energy Independence and Global Warming Chairman Edward Markey (D-Mass.), who was scheduled to speak at the global warming event, also canceled his appearance because of the inclement weather, a spokesman from his committees office told CNSNews.com on Monday.
 
Speaker Pelosis office confirmed to CNSNews.com that her flight had been delayed, but they could not say where the flight was coming from or whether she was flying commercial or charter.