California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, who is seeking reelection, has stated that one of her main goals in running for office is to raise money for her party and herself. Pelosi, who is 83 years old, noted that her veteran status qualifies her to raise more funds.
In an interview with the Politico, Pelosi stated that she is focused on the presidency and the House, and that if a candidate is not running, then they can't raise money for themselves. She also noted that she can spend the money she raises on other people.
Although Pelosi officially declared her intention to run for another term, it would mark her 20th term in Congress. She is excited about the upcoming election and the possibility of regaining the House majority. Pelosi also noted that she is passionate about engaging with voters.
According to Pelosi, she believes that she has a powerful influence and that she should not underutilize it. It has been speculated that her desire for power and influence motivated her to run for reelection.
According to Pelosi, her husband, Henry, supports her decision to run for office. She also stated that she wouldn't be able to do it if he were not interested. Last year, she stepped down as the head of the House Democrats' caucus, which gave Hakeem Jeffries the position. Her decision to run for office ends any speculation about her potential retirement. It brings up the issue of term limits for politicians, such as Dianne Feinstein and Mitch McConnell.
Pelosi's revelation that her main motivation for seeking re-election is to raise money has raised concerns among voters. It shows that she is more concerned with maintaining her power and influence than doing anything for the people of California or the country. Her decision to run for office again even though she had already stepped down as the caucus leader also raises questions about the lack of fresh ideas and faces in Congress. It is time for new leaders to be brought in.