Now’s not the time to play politics. Which means, of course, that Democrats are playing politics.

Exhibit 729173949: Nancy Pelosi. Here’s what she’s up to:

But back to the whole “leverage” thing. Is that really what this is about for Democrats? Leverage?

Sadly, yes.

Do they care?

But Democrats are the ones who care about Americans’ well being or something.

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