Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge (with the support of some fellow Dems like Rep. Seth Moulton) has emerged as a possible challenger to Nancy Pelosi for the House Speakership. But this could throw a wrench into Fudge’s plans:

Yiiiiiiiiiikes.

Her run for Speaker? If Fudge indeed knowingly defended a man who brutally beat his wife, her political career should probably be over, too.

Think it’s a coincidence that Fudge’s letter recently resurfaced?

Hey, if the Dems want to eat themselves, we won’t stand in their way.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional text and tweets.

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