Nancy Pelosi Strips Mike Pence Of His Honorary House Office

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stripped Vice President Pence of the House office gifted him by her predecessor.

According to The Hill, Vice President Mike Pence no longer has a House office, which he first received in 2017 from then-Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). A Democratic aide said that the loss of his office was due to room reassignments.

"Room assignments are reviewed and changed at the beginning of every Congress," the aide said.

Before serving as Vice President, Pence served as the governor of Indiana. Before that, he served in Congress for six terms, including a term as chairman of the House Republican Conference. Pence still regularly travels to Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers and garner support for Trump.

With the title of Vice President comes the role of president of the Senate. Therefore, vice presidents usually have offices on that side of Congress, but Pence also had office space in the House. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) now has control of the distribution of office spaces in the House, and has stripped Pence of his House office.

Before Pence, no other Vice President in the past 25 years had House office space.

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