Residence Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing her subsequent move soon after an envisioned Republican victory in November.
Sources notify FOX Business that Pelosi desires President Biden to nominate her to turn out to be the up coming U.S. ambassador to Italy if the GOP normally takes the House the vast majority in the midterm elections.
Biden is holding the spot for the speaker, resources say, which is 1 purpose he has but to fill the posture due to the fact taking business. Speculation before this yr that a Pelosi ally and former Wall Avenue executive wanted the task has shifted with the expanding probability that the GOP takes the bulk.
There was no clarity nevertheless on how a new Senate will respond to a Pelosi nomination, but there was a blended response to her in the part from resources this 7 days.
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So far, 101 Biden ambassador nominees have been confirmed by the Senate, but Biden has been slow to name ambassadors to several nations around the world, including Italy.
About a quarter (27%) of the 194 ambassador positions are at present with out a Senate-confirmed official.
Presidents usually reserve ambassador posts in the most desirable spots for the men and women who have assisted propel them to the White House, this sort of as political operatives and donors.
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The ambassador’s home, Villa Taverna, features a pool, non-public gardens and a three-story wine cellar, in Rome.
Pelosi’s workplace did not return FOX Business’ ask for for comment at the time of publication.