Come January, will current House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi resume her prior role as Speaker of the House?
Pelosi says she intends to run for the Speaker position and acts like it’s a done deal, but a number of younger Democrats are not so sure they want Pelosi as Speaker.
Many have laid the blame on Pelosi for the demise of the Democratic Party control in the House since the 2010 midterms, but like many things in reality, Pelosi is oblivious to the unrest within her own ranks.
To the surprise of many, including myself, President Donald Trump tweeted that Pelosi deserves to be Speaker and that he is willing to help her retain her old position as House leader.
Fox News – President Trump, surely hoping to use Nancy Pelosi as a political foil over the next two years, eagerly endorsed the California Democrat for speaker on Wednesday — hours after Democrats clinched a majority in the House of Representatives.
Trump said in a tweet Pelosi “deserves” to be House speaker, and even offered to help provide the votes.
“In all fairness, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House by the Democrats,” he wrote. “If they give her a hard time, perhaps we will add some Republican votes. She has earned this great honor!”
Trump and Pelosi both are planning press conferences Wednesday to discuss the election results.
Pelosi faces some resistance from the rank-and-file but remains the favorite to claim the gavel in the next Congress…
One has to wonder why Trump would support Pelosi as the next Speaker of the House when she has been so critical and hateful to Trump personally and to his office as President?
The only thing that could explain Trump’s surprising action is that he is trying to win over Pelosi with his kindness in hopes that she will cooperate with his agenda
However, knowing Pelosi, she would most likely take Trump’s help in becoming House leader and then will turn on him faster than Facebook turns on conservatives.
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