Skip to comments.Democrats debate: Pelosi for House speaker or time for a change?
Posted on 07/01/2018 7:31:41 AM PDT by Libloather
Rep. Joe Crowleys stunning primary loss to 28-year-old progressive and first-time candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday reverberated not only through Democratic circles in New York but in the halls of the U.S. Capitol: Crowley had hoped to succeed House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, raising new questions about the future of the Democratic Party.
Were in a moment of transition, Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, a Missouri Democrat and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, told ABC News.
Crowley, the boss of the Queens Democratic Party and fourth-ranking House Democrat, had been quietly positioning himself to replace Pelosi as the top House Democrat after November's midterm elections.
But even before Crowley's stunning upset, Pelosi, the onetime speaker and highest-ranking female politician in American history, was seeking to reclaim the gavel if Democrats managed to flip 24 House seats and gain back the House majority.
"We will win. I will run for Speaker. I feel confident about it, Pelosi told the Boston Globe recently.
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And Hillary is still in charge!
Give her a giant Nerf gavel to carry around.
Don’t you have to be able to speak to be Speaker ?
I hope they NEVER get rid of her!
She is the gift that keeps on giving.
Change? Maybe her “depends”. Or is it “grampers”? She’s already shown she’s losing cognitive skills.
I vote for Nutty Nancy!
Once she has had her annual stretch, she will be ready to lead once again.
YES you CAN!
YOU are with HER!
The face of the Dem party, don't you know?
‘Momenment of Transition’ to Pure Socialism that is left of Nancy Pelosi - if you can imagine.
Perhaps a better course is to just not show up.
Democrats are losers and have nothing to offer. Their resistance is futile. Their efforts are just a waste.
Plenty of time for that discussion in November IF necessary. I don’t think it will be but hey, let them talk.
She is not going anywhere until she is ready. Nance has many connections and brings in lots of $$$ for the Rats. IMO
Libtard progressive Dems in hope mode..........
Newsflash: Nancy will never be House speaker again.......!
Makes you wonder if she had a hand in Crowley’s defeat.
If Pelosi ever gets replaced, I hope the Democrats choose Mad Maxine Waters. They've swung that far to the left of the CooCoo for Cocoa Puff's scale that I can actually envision the Democrats doing it.
From what I have seen,Crowley had it in the bag.So much that he forgot that part about getting out the vote. Kind of funny really.
I nominate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as House minority leader ...
She is a fool if she had anything to do with the young socialist winning in Queens. That young woman is not at all who she presented herself to be. She grew up in West Chester County, has a degree in political science and owns her own publishing company. I bet that she even changed her hair do to make herself look less sophisticated and more ethnic.
She is another wealthy socialist woman in the Democrat Party, along with Pramila Jayapal from Seattle. I think that these women are getting help from the DNC leadership, but not Pelosi.
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