Pelosi 'Very Confident' Democrats Will Hold Majority After the Next Election
House speaker touts the Census results
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is confident about Democrats’ election prospects in 2022.
Pelosi said the Census results could be favorable for her party’s cause.
“[E]lections are always a contest, and you see what happens in them,” she said.
“But I feel very confident that the Democrats will hold the majority after the next election."
"I think that we’re — for all the huffing and puffing the Republicans are doing, these numbers were not as good for them as they had hoped," Pelosi added.
"They wanted three in Texas, two in Florida, and the rest."
"But many of the — much of the growth in many of these places that picked up more numbers, more — more members in Congress, the growth was from Hispanics, African-Americans and the rest, so we’ll see where those votes go,” Pelosi added.
“But this is right now."
“The best politics of all is to get the job done for the American people, the blueprint that was put forth by the president last night to meet the needs of the American people," Pelosi continued.
"That’s what we’re about."
"We’re not worrying about who’s going to be speaker two years from now.”
Pelosi's remarks come after a poll revealed a majority of Americans do not approve of how Joe Biden is handling what they believe is now a border crisis.
78% of those polled believe that the situation at the border is a crisis.
But just 19% believe otherwise.
Meanwhile, 65% of voters disapprove of Biden's handling of the situation, while just 29% approve.