Offbeat Trump to Democrats: Give Pelosi Another Chance

02:35  11 august  2018
02:35  11 august  2018 Source:   rollcall.com

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“ Democrats , please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi ,” Trump tweeted on Friday afternoon, for the first time since announcing tariffs on Turkey in the morning. “She is a wonderful person whose ideas [and] policies may be bad, but who should definitely be given a 4th chance .

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference on July 26 before the House leaves for the August recess . (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) © Provided by CQ Roll Call, Inc. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference on July 26 before the House leaves for the August recess . (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

As more Democratic candidates say they will not support keeping Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader next year, President Donald Trump is urging them to reconsider. 

“Democrats, please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi,” Trump tweeted Friday evening. “She is a wonderful person whose ideas & policies may be bad, but who should definitely be given a 4th chance. She is trying very hard & has every right to take down the Democrat Party if she has veered too far left!”

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Nancy Pelosi at a press conference with House Democrats at the Capitol on Saturday.CreditPete Marovich for The New York Times. PATRICK: Democrats have given Republicans yet another chance .

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The sarcasm-dripping tweet aside, Trump’s interest in Democrats backing the House minority leader is likely genuine. One of House Republicans’ primary campaign tactics has been to use Pelosi as a boogeywoman of sorts, trying to tie Democratic hopefuls to her. The California Democrat, like most congressional leaders, has low national approval ratings. 

Many Democratic candidates have refused to back Pelosi for speaker if their party takes control of the House in November. NBC News on Friday released a list of 51 such candidates and incumbents who have said they will not support Pelosi. 

Trump’s reference to a fourth chance is about Democrats trying to take back the House. Since losing their majority to the GOP in 2010, Democrats have failed to regain control for three straight election cycles — 2012, 2014 and 2016.

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House Democrats just sided with Donald Trump and gave him more power to spy on Americans. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi just handed Trump exactly what he wanted.Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP - Getty Images file.

The 2016 loss was particularly troubling for House Democrats, and anti-Pelosi fervor within the party grew. But she still won her race for minority leader that November against Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan by a roughly 2-to-1 margin. 

A speaker’s race would be a different animal, however, because not only would Pelosi need majority support from the House Democratic Caucus, she would need a majority of the House to vote to elect her speaker on the floor.

With her unlikely to get any Republican votes, Pelosi would need to hope that some of the Democrats who have said they won’t support her could be convinced to back her in a floor vote.

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President Donald Trump is seizing on the prospect of Democrat Nancy Pelosi becoming House speaker again as he makes his pitch for Republican candidates. Trump will travel Saturday to Ohio to hold a rally for state Sen. Troy Balderson, who is running Tuesday for an open congressional seat against Democrat Danny O'Connor. The rally comes hours after Trump denounced arguably Ohio's favorite native son, basketball superstar LeBron James, who just opened a school for underprivileged children there. Trump previewed his message for the Columbus-area rally with a tweet saying that while Balderson "is strong" on issues like crime and immigration, "his opponent is a puppet of Nan

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