GOP Groups Tell Voters Their New Congressmen Caved on Pelosi Vote

Washington Free Beacon | 1/4/2019 | Brent Scher
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BY: Brent Scher

Republican groups are working to make sure voters remember the campaign pledges not to support Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) by Democrats who wound up voting for her in Thursday's leadership vote.

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Pelosi was easily elected Speaker of the House, earning support from all but 15 of the Democratic members. Many who ran on a pledge to vote against Pelosi, such as new California Rep. Gil Cisneros, ended up voting for her.

Both the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and the Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a Republican Super PAC, quickly moved to target those who reneged on their commitments to oppose Pelosi.

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The NRCC immediately targeted voters in districts across the country with text messages alerting them that their representatives caved on their campaign promise, the committee said on Thursday.

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