House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants bipartisanship — but only for policies she supports.
Despite glaring differences on climate change, Pelosi is joining forces with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to threaten their own colleagues who cross party lines on key votes.
According to Politico, Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez are going to war with Democrats who may vote with Republicans on tough and controversial measures.
Pelosi reportedly told her Democratic colleagues that they better show “courage” and vote the party line on issues such as gun control, or else she will push the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to pull back support for the lawmakers who dare cross her.
“This is not a day at the beach,” Pelosi said, implying that they aren’t in Congress to work with Republicans. “This is the Congress of the United States.”
“Pelosi also warned that Democrats who voted with Republicans on the motion to recommit could lose support from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, although her threat may be more bluster than reality, according to Democratic lawmakers and aides,” the Politico report stated.
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