Nancy Pelosi to step down as leader after Democrats lose control of the House

by 24britishtvNov. 17, 2022, 7:50 p.m. 15
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Nancy Pelosi, the Leader of the US House of Representatives, will step down from her role and make way for a new generation of leaders after Democrats lost control of the House to Republicans in the midterm elections. Ms Pelosi announced in a spirited speech on the House floor that she will step aside after leading Democrats for nearly 20 years and in the aftermath of the brutal attack on her husband, Paul, last month in their San Francisco home. “Now we must move boldly into the future,” Ms Pelosi, who is second-in-line to the presidency under the US Constitution, said. “The hour has come for a new generation.” The California Democrat, who rose to become the nation’s first woman to wield the speaker’s gavel, said she would remain in Congress as the representative from San Francisco, a position she has held for 35 years, when the new Congress convenes in January. Continue reading the full article: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/11/17/nancy-pelosi-steps-down-house-speaker-democrats-future/ Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/customer/subscribe/digitalsub/3for1/?WT.mc_id=tmgoff_pvid_conversion-subscription_editorial-iniative_03-22_EGW-13_organic_youtube Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture. #Pelosi #MidTerms #2022

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