President Trump said Wednesday that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “deserves” to be the next Speaker after Democrats won back control of the House in Tuesday’s midterms, and suggested Republicans could vote to ensure it happens.
“In all fairness, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House by the Democrats. If they give her a hard time, perhaps we will add some Republican votes. She has earned this great honor!” Trump tweeted.
The president called Pelosi on Tuesday night after Democrats were projected to take back the majority in the House and acknowledged Pelosi’s calls for bipartisanship in her victory speech.
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