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Pelosi dismisses critics: “I’m really good at what I do”
Democrat leader responds to growing demands to step aside; RNC spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany and political commentator Wendy Osefo debate.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi claimed in an interview that sexism behind some of the phone calls for you to renounce the power in the Democratic party.
Pelosi, D-Calif., anyone who has faced opposition even within her party, was asked in an interview with Rolling Stone, if you ever tried one step removed” from her post as house minority leader.
Pelosi responded with the suggestion of a double standard was in play as men in leadership positions.
“I think some of it is a little on the sexist side, although I usually say that,” Pelosi said in the interview. “Except it’s like, really? Someone has asked, goes, the, of the head of the Senate?”
Pelosi seemed to forget that Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Name, and was reminded by an aide-de-camp during the interview.
“McConnell,” she corrected. “I mean, he’s the lowest pay of anyone in the world. Have you ever gone to him and said, How long have you, you’ll stay in this job?'”
Pelosi added: “no one is ever up to Harry Reid and said that. No one is saying that anyone except a woman. But it is a thing.”
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES REVOLT AGAINST PELOSI IN THE HOUSE RACES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
The comments come as some democratic lawmakers and candidates speak out against Pelosi’s leadership. Just last month, at a candidate forum in New Hampshire, 10 democratic candidates were asked whether they would support Pelosi for speaker if he is chosen, and only one raised her hand.
To do not support In Pennsylvania, Democrat Conor Lamb famously vowed earlier this year, Pelosi for speaker if the party in the house and won a special election in a deep-red district, the President of Trump wore in 2016 and by 20 percentage points.
Since then a number of democratic congressional challengers in the districts controlled by Republicans have publicly distanced themselves from Pelosi.
Pelosi, though, has no plans to withdraw.
But, had said that the former US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton won the presidency, and the assurance that ObamaCare protected, she “was happy went home.”
“No one in California gets Potomac fever, believe me. So, it is not declared about the desire to be there,” Pelosi. “It’s just a question of, ‘Who can be against this man in the White house? Who really knows this area?'”
She added: “None of us is indispensable, but some of us have more experience and confidence to do the job.”
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.