Pelosi, 82, from California, who served two terms as speaker of the House of Representatives, said she will remain in Congress and serve as San Francisco’s representative in the House of Representatives, as she has for the past 35 years.
New York representative Hakeem Jeffries is likely to be elected as the new leader of the Democrats in Congress.
He will be the first black lawmaker to lead the Democratic Party in Congress.
The former speaker of the US House of Representatives said in a speech on Thursday local time: There is a season for everything. I will not seek re-election as the leader of the Democrats in the next term. The time has come for a new generation to lead.
Referring to the attack on her residence and the wounding of her husband before the election, Pelosi said: “To my dear husband Paul, who has been my beloved partner in life and my pillar of support, thank you.” We all appreciate all the prayers and well wishes for his continued recovery.
On Wednesday night local time, American media reported that the Republican Party has the majority in the US House of Representatives.
On Wednesday night local time, the American media reported that the Republicans have won the majority of the House of Representatives by presenting their evaluations of the results of the 2022 mid-term elections of the US Congress.
CNN, NBC, CBS, and ABC TV channels as well as the Associated Press news agency announced in their reports that according to their evaluations, the rival party of the Democrats, the Republicans, will gain the majority of the House of Representatives by winning 218 to 223 seats.
Meanwhile, according to reports, about 4,000 votes of the mid-term elections have not been counted and 9,000 more votes need to be corrected.
In a message to Kevin McCarthy, the leader of the Republicans in the House of Representatives, Joe Biden, the Democratic President of the United States, congratulated him on winning the majority of this House and declared his readiness to cooperate with the Republicans.
Earlier, Hill’s website wrote that the Republican Party came close to gaining control of the House of Representatives by winning the key states of California and Arizona in the closing hours on Monday.
While the House of Representatives will be under the control of the Republicans, on the other hand, the Democrats won 50 seats in the Senate and due to the support of Kamala Harris, the Vice President of the United States, they won the majority of this House.
One day after the 2022 mid-term elections of the US Congress, the President of the United States stated that it was a good day for democracy and the United States, and sarcastically said to his Republican rivals: “The red wave did not happen.”
US President Joe Biden, who spoke to reporters at the White House on Wednesday evening local time, one day after the 2022 mid-term elections of the US Congress, added: “The media expected a big red wave, which did not happen.”
“The Great Red Wave” is the term used by the Republicans in America about their possible victory in this election.