Pelosi threatens to tie Mueller protections to spending bill

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Nancy Pelosi won support from a majority of Democrats on Wednesday, November 28, to be House speaker, marking an important milestone in her quest to lead the House when her party takes majority control of the chamber in January.

"Seven bipartisan appropriations bills are hanging in the balance for one reason and one reason only: President Trump", Schumer said on the Senate floor, according to Politico.

On Wednesday, Pelosi said she expected any opposition against her to eventually erode.

Pelosi previously held the position from 2007 to 2011.

The tally in the secret-ballot vote on Wednesday was 203-32, with three lawmakers leaving the ballot blank, The Hill magazine reported.

In Washington, Golden voted against Pelosi while Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree of ME voted to support Pelosi's nomination.

It remains unclear whether Pelosi has the votes to reclaim her title as Speaker, but party insiders believe her election is all-but imminent.

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Many House Democrats have said they want to investigate President Donald Trump and his administration.

Trump could agree to sign a bipartisan spending deal for the Department of Homeland Security that would provide 1.6 billion US dollars for border security measures, said the New York Democrat.

"Make no mistake, we are united in the belief that the Class of 2019 has a responsibility and mandate for change in the U.S. Congress", the letter reads. That would lower the number of "yes" votes she needs.

Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi talks to reporters before heading into a Democratic caucus meeting in the Capitol on November 14. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going.

Once undecided midterm election results are called, Democrats could have as many as 235 members in the House, which would mean she could afford to lose 17 of their votes in January if all Republicans voted against her.

Political groups would need to disclose donors, and members of Congress would be barred from serving on corporate boards.

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