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Sixteen Democrats vow to not back Pelosi as House speaker

Nov 20, 2018 - The Washington Times

Sixteen House Democrats formally committed Monday to voting against Nancy Pelosi, throwing her bid for speaker further into question.

In a letter obtained by Politico and The Atlantic, 11 incumbent representatives, four incoming members, and Utah's Ben McAdams, whose race is still undecided, all said they won't vote for Mrs. Pelosi in either the caucus or House floor vote.

"Our majority came on the backs of candidates who said that they would support new leadership because voters in...