House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) predicted on Tuesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will retire after the 2022 midterms.
As Republicans are likely to retake the House in November, the establishment media and now a member of Pelosi’s leadership team are suspecting Pelosi will retire.
“My gut would tell me that this would be her last term,” Yarmuth told the Hill. “I see a lot of people who would be the presumed successors donating a lot of money to their colleagues.”
Those rumored to be strongly seeking to lead the Democrat caucus if Pelosi retires are Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC). Less likely members to take the helm are Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), Congressional Progressive Caucus Chairwoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam