Khanna Rejects Pelosi’s Claim That Calls for Feinstein to Resign Are Sexist

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) has pushed back against comments made by former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that calls for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) to resign are sexist.
Feinstein has been absent from the Senate since February, when she was diagnosed with shingles.
A number of Democrat lawmakers—including Khanna—have called for Feinstein to resign owing to her prolonged absence from Congress on the premise that it’s holding up important committee work.
Pelosi criticized those calls on Thursday, suggesting that they were rooted in sexism.
“I don’t know what political agendas are at work that are going after Sen. Feinstein in that way. I’ve never seen them go after a man who was sick in the Senate in that way,” Pelosi told reporters on Capitol Hill….

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