Lee, who sent a letter earlier Monday to House Democrats urging support for Clyburn, said most CBC members want Clyburn as Whip because “that is the most logical position for him.” She touted his ability as a vote counter and his experience working with Members from across the geographical spectrum.
Asked whether she thought it would be acceptable for Clyburn to be bumped down to Caucus chairman, Lee said, “We have to wait and see.”
She added, “Most of us who are supporting Mr. Clyburn want to see him remain as our Whip.”
Rep. Bill Cassidy has his blood drawn by Alesha Barbour during a free hepatitis screening in the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Congressional Viral Hepatitis Caucus to recognize "National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day."
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