Democratic House Minority leader, who become the Speaker of the House tomorrow has the backing on her caucus when she sits down today in person with Donald Trump….
Trump will be nice to her in his efforts to save his worsting political position on trying to come thru with his promise to build a border wall….
Both Pelosi and Trump KNOW Trump does not have the votes in the US Senate to get what he wants to please the rightwingnut conservative Republican media talking heads…
There WILL be a deal stuck sooner of later….
But Trump is not gonna get anything like Five Billion dollars for a wall that American taxpayers would pay for…..
House Democrats are “absolutely” united behind presumed incoming Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Tim Ryan said Wednesday, putting the caucus in line behind the longtime Democratic leader as she prepares to face off against President Donald Trump on ending an ongoing government shutdown.
Ryan (D-Ohio) has been among Pelosi’s most prominent critics, mounting a bid to unseat her as Democratic leader in 2017 and joining with other Democrats last year in an effort to force her out of the top spot in party leadership in the upcoming Congress. But Ryan told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he and other Democrats are now behind Pelosi (D-Calif.), who will join other Congressional leaders at the White House on Wednesday for a meeting on the government shutdown, now in its 12th day.
“I don’t think anyone at any point questioned her ability to negotiate, for her to be in rooms like the one she’s going to be in today, like the one she was in last week, and be as effective as anybody else in our caucus or in our party,” Ryan said.
“And I think that Donald Trump, I think, understands that now, and we have all the confidence that she will advocate on our behalf and get the best deal possible for the American people.”
Ryan was one of several House Democratic rebels who spearheaded a post-midterm effort to install a Pelosi replacement as speaker. The California Democrat ultimately outmaneuvered them and is expected to become speaker again when Democrats assume the majority Thursday…..