As the Democrat Party looks to regain control of the House of Representatives, the White House press secretary made it clear that President Donald Trump’s agenda is not going to change, regardless of the election outcome.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on the night of the 2018 midterm elections that if the Republican or Democrat Party takes control of the House, “the president’s agenda isn’t going to change.”
The press secretary made it clear that the Trump administration is still going to focus on key aspects including “lowering the taxes, growing our economy, creating jobs, defeating ISIS, remaking the judiciary, fixing the tremendous opioid crisis … infrastructure.”
Immigration has been a huge topic for Trump, and Sanders said that the administration will be focusing on spending time working on immigration.
“And hopefully Democrats will be what they have been unwilling to do in the past and that’s, come to the table and actually do the job they were elected to do and work with the president, actually solve some problems.”
— The Hill (@thehill) November 7, 2018
The press asked Sanders about the possibility of House of Rep. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi becoming speaker of the house — Pelosi has been very confident that she would be elected as the speaker if Democrats won the House.
“We will win,” Pelosi repeated three times on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert.
Pelosi was also bold in a recent MSNBC interview where she said: “I say to commentators who are not on the ground or listening to the ground, we will win. So, I’m confident.”
Sanders, however, wasn’t as confident as the minority leader, as she said: “I’m not sure why you would call Nancy Pelosi, considering a lot of members of her own party have said they wouldn’t’ support her.”
While many Democrats have distanced themselves from the idea of making Pelosi the speaker, Trump provided unusual support as he noted early Wednesday that Pelosi “deserves” to be chosen as speaker.
In all fairness, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House by the Democrats. If they give her a hard time, perhaps we will add some Republican votes. She has earned this great honor!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 7, 2018
The Democrat Party gained the votes of many to take over control of the House as they picked up more than 30 House seats, while the Senate stayed in control of the Republican Party.
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