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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.
The democratic congressional candidates up against Nancy Pelosi in even greater numbers, amid fears that its grip on power, the party’s chances hurt in the midterm elections and you keep your next generation of leaders.
The list of candidates, in support of refuse, the California Democrat, for speaker-or refuse to its position steadily grown, although the estimates vary.
The Washington Post does not count, at least commit 27 Democratic house candidates have won.
A further census and published by ABC News, says would not support 50-Democratic candidate and incumbent President, Pelosi for speaker should the party of the withdrawal of the 23-seat majority of Republicans
Rashida Tlaib, who was just a house primaries in Michigan, only the last, the against Pelosi for speaker.
“Probably not. That is my answer, no. Probably not,” Tlaib said on CNN’s “New day” Thursday, when asked whether they would support Pelosi in a vote for the speaker. “For me, I need someone who is again associated with the different levels of poverty, the fact that there are and barriers for working families in my district that need to be dismantled, and the support of large banks and the support of the efforts, I do not believe structures that the people is first unsettling.”
Tlaib said constituents in the district she hopes to represent—the Detroit metro area-the feeling that you “heard” in Washington.
“I think that starts at the top with leadership,” Tlaib said.
Pelosi prominence has served as a political weapon for the Republicans, because he has many election cycles.
President Trump repeatedly sought to tie Pelosi, Ohio Democratic congressional candidate Danny O’connor in this week’s special house election.
Although the race is not called yet official, Republican Troy Balderson has the victory in this tight competition.
The National Republican Congressional Committee has an ad campaign tying democratic candidates to Pelosi, and their policies.
“The Democrats can’t escape Nancy Pelosi’s leadership puzzle. Their possible return to the speakership should be a rallying cry for every Republican to get out and vote in November,” Republican National Committee spokesman Steve a guest of Fox News said in a statement Friday. “Your number one priority would be to the reversal of the great American comeback, heralded by President Trump and congressional Republicans.”
The Pelosi question has also led to some awkward TV moments for the Democratic candidate.
Before this week, the choice-O’connor, Chris Matthews was pressed by MSNBC’s, whether he made the choice for Pelosi as speaker if he were elected to the house.
“We need new leadership on both sides, the old ways work,” O’connor always said. But if you press it, what would he do if the Democrats is absolutely necessary, to choose him, Pelosi to stop a Republican to keep the speaker of the Hammer, he confessed, he would support it, “who made the Democrats.” Later, he reiterated that he would not support Pelosi.
Meanwhile, liberal darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, beat Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Joe Crowley, D-NY, in your primary, stumbled on the question of whether you believe that Pelosi, the leader of the House Democrats.
“Of course. I think absolutely, you know, she’s the leader … I mean, to the speaker, but leader Pelosi, hopefully, you know, we’ll see,” Ocasio-Cortez said on CNN “Cuomo Primetime.” “She is, she is the current leader of the party, and I think that the party is absolutely not his leadership in the house, we have our leadership in the Senate.”
Struggling to smooth said your answer, Ocasio-Cortez, it was too early to “come forward.”
“I have to win my first race,” she said. “We have won the view of winning back the house in November and then again in the house, we have to make this decision.”
The incumbent Democrats against Pelosi Rep. Kathleen rice, D-NY, Rep Linda Sanchez (from Pelosi’s home to count-state of California), Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N. J., and new Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa select it. among other things.
Pelosi, though, has to download the pushback-and the ads attack against you played, and focuses on the redemption of the majority.
“Leader Pelosi has always been the overwhelming support of the house Democrats enjoyed and will continue to be in the majority, she is so focused on victory,” Pelosi spokesman Drew Hammill Fox News in an E-Mail Friday said.
Hammill noted that Pelosi has not asked, at this point, who for the support the speaker’s candidacy.
Last month, Pelosi claimed that some of the calls were to a waiver of the power in the Democratic party sexist. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Pelosi was asked if she ever tried to step away” from your current post as house minority leader.
Pelosi suggested a double standard was at play in comparison with men in leadership positions.
“I don’t think 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, for a moment, 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?’… No one went to Harry Reid and said that. No one is saying that anyone except a woman. But it is a thing.”
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.