Nancy Pelosi Punches Left, Says Progressive Wing Of Democratic Party Is ‘Like Five People’

Nancy Pelosi speaks at the screening of TransMilitary on Capitol Hill at the U.S. Capitol.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went on CBS News 60 Minutes to discuss a number of pressing issues currently dominating the American political discourse.

Notably, Pelosi punched left, suggesting that the Democratic Party has to remain a mainstream, centrist party.

Host Lesley Stahl suggested that there appear to exist two wings within the Democratic Party, one of them progressive and the other moderate. Stahl asked Pelosi whether she can “unify everybody.”

“By and large, whatever orientation they came to Congress with, they know that we have to hold the center. That we have to go down the mainstream.”

“You have these wings — AOC, and her group on one side –” the host pressed Pelosi, but the House speaker interrupted her.

“That’s like five people,” she quipped.

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