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Pelosi sure that Democrats will maintain control of the House


Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, is sure that Democrats will maintain their majority in the House and even gain seats, despite polls showing difficulties for her slim grasp on power.

Along with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, Pelosi declared that her party is "very optimistic" about the November midterm elections.

"In just 12 days, I visited 12 cities. Our readiness "To Punchbowl News, Pelosi spoke. "And remember this. We're prepared thanks to the leadership of Sean Patrick Maloney, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee."

Pelosi credited the Jan. 6 riot as well as the recent Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization Supreme Court decision, which overruled Roe v. Wade, for her anticipated triumph. But she said that prior to those two instances, they had already anticipated winning.

Therefore, she said, "when the Dobbs judgement was rendered, it wasn't one of those 'if only we had known.'" From January 6 on, or indeed even from November of the previous year, "we felt we were going to win."

Voters are aware of how out of touch Republicans are, according to the chairman of the DCCC, and it will show at the polls.

"Look, we are aware that there are still difficulties. But in politics, you're either on offensive or defensive, and we're obviously on the attack," Maloney added. Republicans are aware of it.

They were overconfident and ambitious. Voters are aware of their profound disagreement with Roe v. Wade.

According to a recent Cook Political report, as of August 30, the GOP's expected gain in seats has decreased from 20-35 to 10-20 as a result of a number of reasons, including the Dobbs ruling and candidates perceived as weaker winning GOP primary elections.