House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) expressed her support for the last pro-life House Democrat in the face of a challenging Texas primary runoff.
Pelosi shared the affirmation for Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Ceullar during her weekly press conference on Thursday.
“He’s a valued member of our caucus,” Pelosi said of the Texas Democrat. “He is not pro-choice. But we do need him.”
Cuellar garnered just 48% of his district’s primary vote in March, forcing a runoff election against progressive Democrat Jessica Cisneros on May 24.
The Republican Party will also face a runoff between its two top candidates in the district. Cassy Garcia, a former staff member of Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, garnered just over 23% of the primary vote. Republican Sandra Whitten was second, with 18% of