WASHINGTON | Pelosi: House could take ‘extraordinary step’ on NC election
WASHINGTON — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says the chamber could take the “extraordinary step” of calling for a new election in a North Carolina congressional district if the winner is unclear amid allegations of voter fraud.
Pelosi said Thursday the House “retains the right to decide who is seated.”
She said “any member-elect can object to the seating and the swearing-in of another member elect.”
Officials in North Carolina are investigating voter fraud allegations.