Pelosi hopes to continue leading the caucus although many members are privately discussing when there will be a change in senior leadership ranks.
“I know where the money is,” the California Democrat said, according to sources on the call. “I know where to get it.”…
“We lost all over because people weren’t motivated to come out to vote,” said Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, who also argued that the party had to change the way it talks about how its policies will help the middle class.
But he added that the losses on Tuesday weren’t all House Democrats’ fault. Maybe, he suggested, Obama was in part to blame.
“The whole zeitgeist for years has been the president, who has the bully pulpit, refusing to attack the Republicans, refusing to differentiate, refusing to defend his own policies,” Nadler said, according to one readout of the call.