Onetime Pelosi foe reverses course, announces support for her House speaker bid – The Washington Post

I think at this point it’s kabuki theater. Enough people want the same more-or-less reasonable thing, and everybody knows they’re going to get it.

«Lynch, in a statement, said he was assured that “the priorities of average working families” will be foremost in the new Congress.

“In the recent past, working-class Democrats have felt that they were taken for granted in our party and candidate Donald Trump exploited that perception,” he said. “My goal was to get some reassurances that we are going to adopt an agenda that will include a real focus on issues that will make life better for the every working family,” he said, citing such issues pension reform, infrastructure, roads and bridges and college affordability.»

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