Hakeem Jeffries, who has replaced Nancy Pelosi in leading his party in the House, was asked by reporters about a potential scenario in which Democrats help Republicans elect a “moderate” Republican.
Jeffries shot down the idea. “We are looking for a willing partner to solve problems for the American people, not save the Republicans from their dysfunction,” Jeffries said.
“We need a partner in governance to build upon the incredible progress that we made for the American people over the last few years by the way with a similar majority.”
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Hakeem Jeffries Says Democrats Will ‘Not Save the Republicans from Their Dysfunction’ by Helping Choose a Speakerhttps://t.co/8ZVGACpRRD
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Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is really good at this. Really good.pic.twitter.com/igjaoLMvoY
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