The democratic leader Nancy Pelosi can add two more votes to hunting until 218 to win an election as a spokesman on the House in January.
Reps.-Tag Joe Neguse, D-Colo., And Chrissy Houlahan, D-Penn., Their Pelosi support on Sunday "Face the Nation". They came together with representatives of Deb Haaland, D-N.M., Who had previously supported Pelosi, and Dan Crenshaw, a Republican of Texas.
A poll for the House speaker is open to all producers; Regardless of the parties, which means that many of the members of the majority party may obstruct an applicant from a " reaching the threshold of 218 votes by supporting it. The Democrats are controlling 232 home seats with two races to come up to a decision, in line with the latest CBS News statement. Last week, 17 democratswants to counter Pelosi for a spokesman.
Neguse said that he was asked about a vote for a speaker more than any other topic during the first week on Capitol Hill for guidance. He stated that Pelosi's commitment was to establish a new House's diversity office and his / her; Accepting the rules that aimed at taking its decision to support the advocacy of a spokesman.
"I think it's important that we have regular leadership right now," said Neguse. "I found it very hard over the past week, some of the improvements around its clear growth is that this management team is going to work to try to make sure that everyone has a seat at the table. "
Houlahan, an engineer and a chemistry teacher, said she had an "analytical" approach to talk out a vote. She took this week to explore the structure of the house's structure and to consider who would fit the roof.
"It's important not to make that decision," said Houlahan. "Now it's the only person who runs, and so it would be where my vote would go. And now I believe that she is an effective one in that job. "
Neguse is a member of the Congressional Advanced Caucus and said that his / her company would supporting Pelosi, to make a difference to the Republicans who had been in a position; playing to teas that were often gutted on GOP leaders.
"I think we all work together in the same way to try to save our democracy," he said.
Crenshaw, the Republican,Democracy needs to be saved.
"We only had a choice where we got power in the House. Democracy is working," said Crenshaw. "I always want examples, and then we can hit these examples one-off and if it's worth criticizing, it's worth to & # 39; criticism, but just as this study means that the president influences our democracy, as, what exactly do we talk about? . "
Houlahan told himby Jim Acosta at CNN, citing "attacking the papers." Haaland said the president "was discriminating against the LGBTQ community."
"I think it's so tough," said Haaland. "I think it's hard."
Crenshaw said that these examples were more similar to the policy disagreement of the basic attacks on American democracy.
"I want to contact us, because the words are very close. If we have a policy disagreement, we will focus on that policy disagreement and I am happy to discuss those people at any time," said Crenshaw. "But this is what I've been spending at a week-long spend, and we're just going to go straight to her, just? saying, "You are hindering democracy, it's a bad man. "It's not really true."
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