Trump tweeted Thursday morning as some Democrats call for their House minority leader's ouster after Tuesday's special election loss in Georgia.
"So you want me to sing my praises, is that what you're saying?" the California Democrat remarked dismissively to reporters when asked why she should stay on as leader. Well, I am a master legislator.
Democratic leaders said there are at least 70 other districts that will be easier terrain for them than the one in Georgia after post-census gerrymandering in GOP-led states created so many heavily Republican districts. "Unifying the district is important to me, and I think it's important to be able to govern effectively".
Pelosi's defiant comments came as Democrats remained angry and divided after throwing some $30 million into a House race in Georgia on Tuesday, only to end up with a loss that wasn't even very close.
As expected, Republicans also won a special election in the fifth congressional district of SC held to fill the seat vacated by budget director Mick Mulvaney.
All the races were on GOP-friendly terrain.
Despite spending tons of cash in the Georgia special election, Democrats still lost, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthytold CNBC on Wednesday. They must pick up 24 seats to do so. But he said it should send a strong signal to Democrats thinking about taking back the White House. Representative Karen Handel said she hopes to reach out to her opponent's supporters in an effort to unify the 6th Congressional District.
But Pelosi taunted Rice and others urging her to step down, issuing what sounded like a warning on Thursday, saying, "when it comes to personal ambition and having fun on TV, have your fun. That would be very bad for the Republican Party - and please let Cryin' (Senate Minority Leader) Chuck (Schumer) stay!"
Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of a legislative agenda bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.
A study by the Congressional Budget Office has claimed that 23 million Americans may lose their healthcare under the House plan.
The California Democrat has always been a bogeywoman Republicans have used to motivate their base and to woo independents as the personification of liberal values and a reminder of why even if they may like their individual member or candidate, a vote for that Democrat would be a step toward putting Pelosi back in the speaker's chair.
"Usually they go after the most effective leaders because they want to diminish the opportunity that we have", Pelosi said. 'I personally think that time is now'.
Pelosi, 77, has led the House Democratic caucus for almost 15 years, from the minority into the majority and back again.
Earlier in November, Moulton was part of a group of House Democrats who pressured the caucus to delay the leadership vote, which allowed for Ryan to formally announce his candidacy.
"The Democratic Party needs new leadership now. It is possible that he could actually get re-elected if Democrats aren't careful".
Said Rep. Ed Perlmutter of Colorado: "Closing the gap is great, but it's not good enough, and we have to do better". "We don't agonize. We organize".
Hoyer said about the 2018 midterms, "I think we can win back the House, I really believe that".
Already, medical services, including critical surgeries, have been sharply reduced due to the ongoing power crisis. The cut will reportedly reduce the daily average of electricity by another 45 minutes.
The message said President Donald Trump "will be held accountable" for "every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries". USA Today reports that Team System DZ is described as a group of "anti-Israeli Arab teenagers", according to Zone-H.
Smith's shooting set off days of unrest in the city, particularly the Sherman neighborhood on the north side of Milwaukee . Every time they take a shot, it's to kill you because a dead man can't talk, so they can't explain what really happened".
Kyle Walker , of Tottenham Hotspur , is City's first choice, but City are considering buying two players in that position. Alves has made a decision to leave Juve after just one season and has an offer from Pep Guardiola's Manchester City .
Fox reports that the white officer told investigators he fired at his colleague because he "feared for his safety". O'Toole said at the hospital that the officer was shot in the exchange of gunfire but it was unclear by whom.
Erdogan on Sunday said demanding the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Qatar was a "disrespect to Turkey". He's calling for Qatar and the other Arab countries to "sit together" to work through the list.
They played good football, till the moment when, German midfielder Kerem Dermibay slipped in the first goal at the 48 minute. Despite Fabrice Ondoa's formidable goal keeping, Cameroon lost to Germany 2-3.
They were up against Pakistan once again in the first classification match and ran out comfortable winners at 6-1. Their effort won them two back-to-back penalty corners but Canadian defenders were up to the task to deny a lead.
Several Indians living in the USA gathered at the air base and chanted slogans like " Modi, Modi " and "Bharat Mata ki Jai". Defence figures on top of the list of vital topics during the supposedly broad-ranging discussion.
The Chevrolet-powered Penske team was the talk of the track all weekend after dominating through practice and qualifying. Takuma Sato sat out the Sunday morning warm-up session with a sore neck. "I'm happy I got the visa", Aleshin said.
According to the Korea Herald , he will discuss the prospect of North Korea hosting competitions at the Masikryong ski resort. Per BBC News , the change took place just before the federation's world championships in Muju , South Korea .
US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky
In "a head-butt maneuver, the planes fly just in advance of another to create heavy wake and get its attention", Davis explained. If anyone could bring up self defense as a reason for what they were doing it was the Syrian plane rather than the USA plane.
North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier
The State Department is continuing to discuss the situation of three other detained Americans with North Korea , Tillerson said. US officials last had consular access to Warmbier on March 2, 2016, through the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang, Nauert said.
New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup
This was in contrast to Oracle Team USA whose minor issues kept increasing the difference between the two teams on the racetrack. If you want to come all the way to Bermuda and win the America's Cup then you have to deal with huge pressure.
Invasive carp found near Lake Michigan
Under a plan developed by the multi-agency coordinating committee, the find triggers two weeks of "intense" searching for others. The fish, which was 28 inches long and weighed 8 pounds, made it past an electric barrier further upstream on the Calumet River.
Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
That's because unanimous opposition is expected from Democrats in a chamber in which Republicans hold a narrow 52-48 majority. Collins said another seven to eight senators including herself remain troubled about the possible Medicaid cuts.
Amit Shah rules out bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan
The party had supported the UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee in the 2012 presidential polls against the NDA's PA Sangma. Mayawati told ANI that it could have been better if BJP would have selected a name from a non-political background.
Prince Harry once 'wanted out' of Britain's royal family
The prince caused a stir last week when he said that he did not think any member of the royal family wanted to become monarch. Anyway, now Harry is a ideal Prince that will never really have a chance at the throne, and he's totally chill with that.