President Biden spoke with Nancy Pelosi Thursday morning and congratulated her on “her historic tenure as Speaker of the Home,” in keeping with the White Home.
Biden mentioned in a press release following her announcement stepping down from the speakership that “historical past will be aware she was essentially the most consequential Speaker of the Home of Representatives in our historical past.”
“In every thing she does,” Biden wrote, “she displays a dignity in her actions and a dignity she sees within the lives of the folks of this nation.”
“Due to Nancy Pelosi, the lives of thousands and thousands and thousands and thousands of People are higher, even in districts represented by Republicans who voted towards her payments and too typically vilify her,” the president continued. “That’s Nancy – at all times working for the dignity of the entire folks.”
Biden, in his assertion, additionally recalled Pelosi’s work all through her time with the gavel and remarked that “historical past can even be aware her fierceness and resolve to guard our democracy from the violent, lethal revolt of January sixth.”
“She is likely to be stepping down from her management function within the Home Democratic Caucus, however she is going to by no means waiver in defending our sacred democracy,” he added, saying the nation owes her “a deep debt of gratitude for her service, her patriotism, and above all, her absolute dignity.”