Linda Sánchez to Support Nancy Pelosi for Speaker

December 13, 2018
Press Release

Washington, DCHouse Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement on an agreement with Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi on leadership terms for the House Democratic Caucus beginning in the 116th Congress:

“After productive discussions with Leader Pelosi about the future of our Caucus and its leadership, I will support Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House in the 116th Congress.

“I am pleased that we have reached an agreement which creates lasting institutional change for the Caucus. Leader Pelosi has committed to bringing our term-limit proposal up for discussion and a vote by the Caucus early in the 116th Congress. She has also committed to abide by the term-limit formula regardless of a vote. I thank Nancy for her leadership and look forward to working together to deliver results for America’s hard-working families. I firmly believe that the reforms we have advocated for will create advancement opportunities for the next generation of Democratic leaders and will strengthen our Caucus.”

Rep. Linda T. Sánchez represents California’s 38th Congressional District. She is a member of the Ways and Means Committee and served as the Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus during the 115th Congress.