The midterm elections may be over, but President Trump still has one very surprising endorsement.
Even before Democrats reclaimed the House of Representatives Tuesday night, some congressional newcomers had indicated they wouldn't elevate House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) to her old spot as House speaker. But in a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump declared Pelosi "deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House by the Democrats." And if "they give her a hard time," Trump suggested he may push some Republican members of Congress to vote for Pelosi too.
Before the midterms, Pelosi maintained that she'd run for House speaker again if Democrats reclaimed the House. After that victory was imminent Tuesday night, Pelosi celebrated what she called "a new day in America" and said she'd only push to impeach the president if Republicans want to. She and Trump are still obvious political rivals, but Trump did call to congratulate her on a House victory last night, and Pelosi has cut a few deals with Trump over the past two years of his presidency.
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