Jeffries, who will start his position in January, is the first black-skinned politician to rise to the position of Congress leader.
30.11. 20:44•Updated 30.11. 20:53
In the United States, the Democrats in the House of Representatives chose a New Yorker on Wednesday We’re looking for Jeffries as its new leader.
Jeffries replaces a long-time incumbent Nancy Pelosi in January, American media reports.
Jeffries is the first black politician from either party to rise to the position of congressional leader. The Conservatives have a majority in the next House of Commons, so Jeffries becomes minority leader.
The 52-year-old Jeffries clearly represents the generational changes in the leadership of the Democrats. All party leaders in the lower house and the president Joe Biden are at least 80 years old.
Jeffries’ selection was expected. His ascension to the leadership of the Democratic Party began to be seen as clear when Speaker Pelosi, the House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and group leader Jim Clyburn previously announced that they would be stepping down from their current roles.
– We need to focus our communication strategy around the message that values unite, things separate, Jeffries commented according to the news channel CNN.
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