Nancy Pelosi Refuses to Denounce Socialism as She Seeks Another Term as Speaker

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is refusing to denounce socialism as the left-wing ideology continues to drive a wedge within the Democratic Party – and as she works to lock down enough support for another term as speaker.

Fox News had requested comment several times – including multiple phone calls to Pelosi’s office – with inquiries about whether she opposed the ideology and whether she would allow any self-described socialists elected in the Democratic caucus to hold leadership positions in the House of Representatives.

During a press conference on Friday, Pelosi acknowledged that there was a “difference of opinion” among members of her caucus as a rift between moderates and progressives appears to have expanded following the 2020 election.

Back in 2019, Pelosi insisted during a “60 Minutes” interview that socialism was “not the view” of her party. Read more…

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