In a very rare move on Sunday evening, Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as Speaker of the House of Representatives. It was the California Democrat’s closest race yet winning by a total of seven votes over California Republican, Kevin McCarthy. Here was the tweet of the announcement:
Of the five that voted against Pelosi, all were Democrats. Jared Golden (D-Me) voted for Illinois Representative, Tammy Duckworth, and Conor Lamb (D-Pa) voted for New York Representative, Hakeem Jefferies. In addition to that, three Democrats voted “Present”, Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, Abigail Spanberger of Virginia, and Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey. That meant that “the whackjob five” all voted for Pelosi, even though they ardently campaigned against her.
So, what does all of this mean? Not much really. It means that the Republicans’ major target for the 2022 elections will still be in place barring any nasty thing happening to her, or, God…
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