Nancy Pelosi is speculating that she will not be the leader of her party if the Democrats resume the House in the November elections, a victory that could return her to the presidency.
"It's the least important question that could be asked," he told National Public Radio, "with all due respect to his list of questions there."
Pelosi has long been a Republican man in the congressional elections, with his image and name invoked in hundreds of campaign ads against the Democrats.
Nancy Pelosi is speculating that she will not be the leader of her party if the Democrats resume the House in the November elections
Pelosi helped Republican Representative Sam Johnson, who was John McCain's cellmate for 18 months while they were prisoners of war in Vietnam, cries for the senator at the Capitol
But several of those candidates also refuse to say they will vote for Democratic Leader, instead they say they will wait and see who shows up in the December elections in which Democratic lawmakers elect party leaders.
At least 57 lawmakers and Democratic candidates have refused to commit to their support, according to NBC News.
Pelosi dismisses that talk as nonsense.
"You wake up every day thinking, what can I do to advance what I believe, to improve the future?" Then a journalist appears and asks: "Who will you vote for the leader?" ; & # 39; He told NPR.
"The most important thing is, what does this election mean for the American people?
Pelosi, a house of power fundraising, has raised more than $ 100 million for the party. Democrats are maintaining a steady drum beat in health care and employment in the run up to the November elections.
In a letter from "Dear Colleague" sent to members of the Democratic House on Tuesday, his first day back to work after the August recess, Pelosi implored his caucus to be ready to start in January as the majority party.
"As we approach the end of this Congress, we must be ready for the prospect that we will be the majority in January," he wrote.
She outlined the agenda items on which the party should be ready to act: reduce the costs of medical care; wage increase through strong economic growth; and clean up corruption in Washington D.C.
She also added protecting the Dreamers, those illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children by their parents, and the prevention of violence with guns.
"We must be ready to act on these measures that have bipartisan support in Congress and throughout the country," he wrote.
Pelosi became the first woman to speak in the House after the 2006 elections
Independent political forecasters increasingly predict that Democrats could take control of the House of Representatives after November
Independent political forecasters increasingly predict that Democrats could take control of the House of Representatives after November.
Meanwhile, the campaign arm for House Republicans issued a memo arguing that "Republicans are well positioned to maintain control of the House."
Matt Gorman, communications director of the National Campaign Committee of Congress, argues that strong fundraising, early preparations and the fact that "Nancy Pelosi is the most unpopular policy in all competitive districts of the country" will help them in this autumn.
"I have every confidence that we will win," Pelosi told NPR. "Not because he takes anything for granted, but because we are not yielding a grain of sand." This is urgent. & # 39;
Pelosi became the first woman to speak after the Democrats gained control of the House in the 2006 elections.