GOP Congressman: I Would Support Pelosi for Speaker, If She Agreed to Rule Reforms

Washington Free Beacon | 11/15/2018 | Andrew Kugle
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BY: Andrew Kugle

Republican Rep. Tom Reed (N.Y.) said on Thursday that he would be willing to support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) to be the next speaker of the House if she agreed to enact a package of rule reforms that he supports.

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"I would be willing, as a Republican on the floor of the House, to support a Speaker candidate, including Nancy Pelosi, who supports these rule reforms," Reed said at an event at American University's School of Public Affairs and the Kennedy Political Union, The Hill reported.

In his remarks, Reed indicated there are other Republican members who believe in the reforms and might also be willing to vote with Pelosi.

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"There are other members that are as committed as I am to this on the Republican side that are willing to do that. But I’ll let them address it individually."

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