The first woman in history to lead the Democrats in the House of Commons and serve as Speaker of the House is now relinquishing her responsibility.
– The time has come for a new generation to lead the democratic group that I deeply respect. “I am grateful that so many are ready and willing to take on this great responsibility,” Pelosi said in her speech Thursday.
Afterward, she received a standing ovation from both Democrats and Republicans, while her colleagues welcomed her.
They are both respected and hated
The 82-year-old, who has been a member of the House of Representatives for 19 years, will continue his political activity, but not from a leadership position. Member Hakeem Jeffries is considered the most likely replacement as the group’s leader, according to The New York Times.
While Pelosi was well respected within her own party, she was the subject of hatred and threats from her opponents. Shortly after announcing her resignation, for example, freshman Republican Representative Derek Van Orden, who had promised during his campaign to fire Pelosi, tweeted that He kept his word.
Pelosi has also recently been in the spotlight after her husband experienced severe abuse in their home. Husband Paul Pelosi suffered, among other things, skull fractures when the suspected perpetrator, CNN reports, broke into the home. To take Nancy Pelosi hostage.
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