How Petty Is Nancy Pelosi? This Petty

Hot Air | 3/13/2019 | Staff
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The speaker giveth, and the speaker taketh away.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has reclaimed office space her predecessor, Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., awarded to Vice President Pence.

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Republicans gave Pence, a former House member, a first-floor bonus office in the U.S. Capitol shortly after President Trump was inaugurated in 2017.

The vice president rarely used the space, but it was a symbolic gesture of the warm relationship Pence enjoyed with Ryan and the House GOP.

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The real world implications of this are virtually nil, but the symbolism speaks volumes. Was this really necessary? Clearly, the office wasn’t in that high of a demand or Ryan wouldn’t have been able to sacrifice it for the past two-plus years. And while Pence might not have needed to use it all that often, it was a convenient spot when the Vice President needed to be in the neighborhood in case there was yet another 50-50 vote coming up in the Senate during the last session.

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That wasn’t an unusual of a requirement as you might think, either. In just the first two years of Donald Trump’s first term, Pence had to come cast a tiebreaking vote 13 times. Compare that with Joe Biden who didn’t have to perform that task even...
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