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Nancy Pelosi reelected speaker of US House of Representatives

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi has been narrowly reelected as the speaker of the US House of Representatives for the 117th Congress. Pelosi, 80, from the Democratic party, secured 216 votes in a tight contest against Republican Kevin McCarthy, who got support from 209 Congressmen. Nancy Pelosi reelected speaker of US House of Representatives According to the House Clerk, a total of 427 votes were cast. One vote went to Senator Tammy Duckworth and one to Congressman Hakeem Jeffries. Homes of Pelosi and McConnell vandalized amid political tussle over COVID stimulus hopes of Pelosi and McConnell vandalized amid political tussle over COVID stimulus Notably, six Democratic lawmakers did not vote for Pelosi, while all the 209 Republicans stood by McCarthy, who is now the House Minority Leader.

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