REPORT: Top Democrat Congressperson Takes Swipe at Pelosi

BY TRACY MATHESON / JULY 11, 2018 /

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WASHINGTON — A top House Democrat said Wednesday it was time for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her two long-time deputies to step aside and make way for a younger generation of leaders.

Rep. Linda Sanchez, the highest-ranking Latina in the House, first called for “generational change” last fall, but her fresh comments on Wednesday come at a time when Democrats are increasingly dissatisfied with Pelosi and uncertain about who could emerge as a possible successor.

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Sanchez — currently the vice chair of the Democratic conference, the No. 5 leadership slot — also said she wants to be part of any “transition” to a new lineup.

“I think it’s time for that generational change,” Sanchez told reporters Wednesday. “I want to be part of that transition, because I don’t intend to stay in Congress until I’m in my 70s.”

Pelosi is 78 years old. The No. 2 and No. 3 House Democrats, Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland and Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina, are also in their late 70s.

Sanchez suggested the trio’s continued grip on power was stymieing younger Democrats.

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2 Comments

  1. Steve July 11th, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    Tim Ryan Democrat Ohio 13th district has expressed interest.He ran against Pelosi last time.He is a total POS. Drunken asshole.Has done nothing for our district and has been Pelosi’s lap dog.Tried to pass the bar numerous times but is too stupid.In the pocket of corrupt local businessman

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  2. Diane King July 11th, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    No, keep her! Good for a laugh and helps us immensely!

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