Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has elevated two sophomores on the influential Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
The California Democrat has promoted Rep. Eric Swalwell, also of California, to vice chair of the panel and added Michigan Rep. Dan Kildee to the leadership committee.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi credited a “desperate thirst” among Republicans to lift a 40-year ban on exporting U.S. crude oil for big Democratic victories — including quashing efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and winning a five-year extension of tax credits for renewable energy — in a $1.1 trillion spending bill Congress cleared on Friday.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is adding another wrinkle to this year’s budget battle, pressing for the end of a decades-old policy banning most federal research on gun violence.
In case House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) was in any doubt, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) has made it clear this week that she drives a hard bargain.