In an interview with The Hill, the California Democrat said it “probably would be a good idea if they change the name.”
The House minority leader is the latest politician who has embraced a name change. President Obama earlier this month said he would “think about changing” the team name if he owned the football team.
Pelosi noted that when she was growing up in Baltimore, the city didn’t have a football team.
“So one of the first songs I ever learned in my whole life was, ‘Hail to the Redskins.’ I didn’t have the faintest idea what I was saying, but I’ve known it forever,” she said.