Pelosi Snatches Back Office Space That Paul Ryan Gave To Pence

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference December 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. Pelosi held her weekly news conference to answer question... WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference December 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. Pelosi held her weekly news conference to answer questions from members of the media. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 13, 2019 9:00 a.m.

One of Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) privileges as House speaker is to distribute highly prized office space however she wants. One of her first orders of business has been to strip Vice President Mike Pence of a mostly ceremonial office gifted to him by former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-MN).

According to a Tuesday NPR report, the first-floor office, prime real estate, was given as a sign of the synergy between Pence and Ryan and the other House Republicans. The vice president also has a standing office on the Senate side, which he uses when he visits Congress.

The office space is reportedly being redistributed to the White House legislative affairs team.

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