Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, announced on Thursday that she will resign as the Democratic leader at the end of the current term in Congress. He has held this position for almost 20 years.
“I will not seek re-election to the Democratic Party leadership in the next Congress. The 82-year-old politician said during a speech to the House of Representatives on Thursday that it was time for a new generation to lead the Democratic Party. Nancy Pelosi She announced that she would continue to serve as a congresswoman from San Francisco.
“History will record him as the most important speaker of the House of Representatives in our history,” the president said in a statement. Joe Biden.
Hakeem Jeffries is favorite to capture
Pelosi has been the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives since 2003 and served two terms as Speaker of the House of Congress. She was the first woman to lead a major US party, and in 2007 she became its first female speaker. He continued till 2011 and then till 2019.
Democratic Party leader Hakeem Jeffries is the favorite to take over from Pelosi, according to media reports. After last week’s election, Democrats will be in the minority in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. However, the Democrats retained their majority in the Senate.
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