Regstreekse opdaterings: Pelosi soek weer verkiesing van die Huis se spreker met 'n skrale demokratiese meerderheid

Regstreekse opdaterings: Pelosi soek weer verkiesing van die Huis se spreker met 'n skrale demokratiese meerderheid

Die Huis van Verteenwoordigers is in the middle of a roll call vote to decide who will be the Speaker of the House for the newly convened 117th Congress.

Members are filing into the chamber in groups and verbally announcing their vote. Results are expected after 5 nm. EN.

Vroeër, 427 members announced themselves as present — 220 Demokrate en 207 Republikeine. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Kalifornië., needs a majority, of 214 stemme, to return as speaker, meaning that she can afford to lose just six Democratic votes.

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