A report out today says that Nancy is losing her grip…her power, among her Democrat Caucus. Understand that she is not losing “respect.” No loss of respect, it’s just that the House members are finding that an “every man for himself” strategy might work better for them in this election year.
But it’s making Pelosi’s life — and efforts to maintain Democratic
unity — harder.
And it’s noteworthy, in part, because Pelosi’s signature strength has
been a firmer hand than past Democratic leaders — an aptitude for
wielding raw power in a consensus-minded caucus.
According to Politico, the Charlie Rangel Ethics Committee admonishment, demonstrates her waning authority:
But her inability — or unwillingness — to dictate when Rep. Charles
Rangel would resign his Ways and Means Committee chairmanship and
who would replace him is one sign that she is commanding the caucus with