Rep. Seth Moulton: Nancy Pelosi Should Step Down as Speaker After Year - NBC10 Boston

Rep. Seth Moulton: Nancy Pelosi Should Step Down as Speaker After Year

Find NBC Boston in your area

Channel 10 on most providers

Channel 15, 60 and 8 Over the Air



    Seth Moulton Willing to Negotiate With Nancy Pelosi

    One of the leaders of the movement to keep Nancy Pelosi from the top House leadership position is Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton. While Moulton strongly maintains that the Pelosi critics have the votes to oust her, he is now sounding open to negotiation.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 26, 2018)

    U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton says he could support Nancy Pelosi for House speaker — if she and the two top members of her leadership team agree to step down after a year and hold new elections.

    The Massachusetts Democrat, who's helping lead the opposition to Pelosi, told WGBH-FM on Friday that the House needs a new generation of leaders.

    Pelosi was overwhelmingly nominated to become speaker in an internal Democratic caucus vote Wednesday. She's within range of the 218 votes needed in January to be elected speaker when Congress convenes.

    Moulton also called a tweet from Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York "offensive."

    Ohio Woman Cleared of Murder Charges for Newborn

    [NATL] Ohio Woman Cleared of Murder Charges for Newborn

    A young Ohio woman broke down in tears when she was cleared of murder charges involving the death of her newborn child. A jury cleared Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment charges of a baby she had given birth to and buried in the family's backyard.

    (Published Friday, Sept. 13, 2019)

    In the Nov. 21 tweet, Ocasio-Cortez said the challenges to Pelosi are part of "an apparent effort to make the party even more conservative and bent toward corporate interest."

    Get the latest from NBC Boston anywhere, anytime:


    Download our FREE app for iPhone, iPad and Android. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and sign up for our e-mail newsletters.