During her weekly press briefing, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters that she believes Bernie Sanders should continue his campaign for president.
“In case you were going to ask, no, I don’t think Bernie Sanders should get out of the race. I’m a grassroots person,” Pelosi said.
“I know the enthusiasm of supporters for candidates and they want to see it play out for the ideas, the causes that the candidates advances, for the opportunity for people to show their support.”
Sanders has been facing establishment calls to drop out of the race after being overtaken by former vice president Joe Biden on the delegate count thus far. The two are still yet to debate head to head.
“I congratulate both of the candidates as they go into debate on Sunday. I wish them both well,” Pelosi concluded.
Sunday night’s debate between the two Democrats will now be held in Washington without an audience, due to concerns over the coronavirus.