Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has reaffirmed a pledge to seek only one more term as leader of the legislative body.
In a Wednesday news conference, Pelosi told Capitol Hill reporters that she would “abide by those limits” she placed upon herself after many in her caucus urged her to do so in 2018.
The limitations were the result of bitter ideological conflicts kicked off within the party as progressives expanded their influence with numerous big wins in a modest blue wave midterm election season.
“Well, let me just say that, when that conversation took place, there was a move to put limits on the leadership and the chairs of committees. It never came up. They said they were going to do it. They didn’t do it,” Pelosi said.
“But what I said then is that, whether it passes or not, I will abide by the limits that