Republicans must stop Pelosi’s steal of House seats in Iowa and New York

Dec. 4, 2020, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to attempts to overturn the outcomes of the Iowa 3rd Congressional District and New York’s 22nd Congressional Districts:

“It is outrageous that Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats are attempting to steal Republican-won House seats in Iowa and New York by refusing to seat the duly elected winners, Mariannette Miller-Meeks and Claudia Tenney. This is not the first time that Democrats have stolen seats in the House with the most notorious example being the 8th Congressional District in Indiana in 1984. But the simple fact is that the House of Representatives will be ungovernable for Pelosi without stealing those two seats, with only 222 Democrats currently. Pelosi has already been publicly berated by surviving members representing moderate to conservative districts for providing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her squad too much power. Now, AOC appears to have at least six total members who can impose their will on the House simply by refusing to pass any rule or bill that is not radical enough. Pelosi’s attempted two-seat steal is designed to provide her a cushion against AOC, and Republicans in Congress cannot let her get away with it.”


When The Dems Stole a House Seat in 1984, Los Angeles Times, May 11, 1997 at

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