Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) chastised a reporter on Thursday who asked her about an escalating spat within the Democratic caucus between the speaker and progressive members, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., NY).
“I’ve said what I’m gonna say in the caucus,” Pelosi said in response to a question about the dispute. “That’s where this is appropriate, and I said what I’m gonna say in the caucus.”
“If I could just follow briefly, you talk a lot about civility in the caucus,” a reporter began. “This is a message you preached yesterday to your members, but many of those freshman members who have taken offense to your comments, they found it demoralizing—” – READ MORE