House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi hit back on Thursday at speculation that her leadership position was in danger, saying that her following in the U.S. is “unsurpassed by anybody.”
“I can take the heat and that’s why I stay in the kitchen,” Pelosi told the Associated Press. “I have a following in the country that’s unsurpassed by anybody, unless they’re running for president.”
Pelosi faces unprecedented opposition to her position in Democratic leadership, with Republicans and President Trump attempting to position her as a villain and with dozens of Democrats lining up to oppose her quest for Speaker if the party wins back control of the House in this year’s midterms.
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