House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Jan. 24 in Washington. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) announcement that she is “not for impeachment” has caused resistance on the left. Pelosi is not trying to protect President Trump. She is trying to protect the Democratic Party from its lunatic fringe. It’s an increasingly difficult challenge.
Pelosi is the first House speaker in six decades to return to the job a second time. But the Democratic majority she now presides over is much different from the one she led in 2007. Since the 2018 midterm elections that gave her […]