President-elect Joe Biden told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer that they would have plenty of sway in his White House — butchering the Spanish phrase “mi casa es su casa,” or “your house is my house” along the way.
”In my Oval Office, mi casa, you casa,” Biden told Congress’ two most powerful Democrats at a meeting in his hometown of Wilmington, Del., on Friday, flanked by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Biden is continuing preparations to become the next occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., even as President Trump refuses to concede the election and fights the vote count in court.
Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Schumer (D-NY) have a contemptuous relationship with Trump.
While Schumer and Trump, both native New Yorkers who have known each other for decades, have spoken by phone throughout the pandemic on urgent coronavirus relief, Pelosi and the commander in chief have not spoken in more than a year.
The trio last