Recently well over a dozen House Democrats signed a letter expressing their opposition to Nancy Pelosi becoming the next Speaker of the House. Rep. Marcia Fudge was among those said to be preparing to challenge Pelosi for the speakership, but she changed her mind. The good news for Pelosi’s Speaker hopes keeps on coming, as another Democrat has done a 180-degree turn and will now support the California congresswoman’s attempt to regain the gavel:
— Robert Costa (@costareports) November 21, 2018
Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY), who signed the anti-Pelosi letter, flips and says he’ll support her for Speaker.https://t.co/Ee1MC7x6fe
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) November 21, 2018
Another one bites the dust. Pelosi wins over Rep. Brian Higgins, who signed defector letter. “The bottom line is, we don't even have a semblance of a viable alternative at this point," for speaker, he says https://t.co/as9HzDr5FP
— Julie Davis (@juliehdavis) November 21, 2018
I’m old enough to remember when Higgins signed the anti-Pelosi letter …. two days ago? https://t.co/TwN5i9uyXr
— Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) November 21, 2018
Pelosi’s road to the speakership looks like it’s getting a little smoother.
Perchance, on my radio this a.m.: "Another One Bites the Dust" https://t.co/v4v1gD8p57
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) November 21, 2018
There will probably be more.