You down with NDP? Democratic celebrities undoubtedly are! Stars like Amber Tamblyn, Laverne Cox, and extra are celebrating on Twitter after Nancy Pelosi was sworn in as Speaker of the Home. See their tweets!
In case you missed it, Democrats simply took again the Home of Representatives from the GOP and formally elected Nancy Pelosi as Speaker on January 3. It’s a significant day for Democrats, and the celebrities who campaigned throughout the 2018 midterm elections for his or her blue representatives are partying. After eight years of Republicans controlling each the Home and Senate, the Blue Wave has swept Congress and evened the enjoying subject!
“Oh my coronary heart! Simply exploding with delight and happiness these pictures. Congratulations @AyannaPressley and all of the superb ladies who had been sworn in in the present day. #ChangeCantWait,” actress and activist Amber Tamblyn tweeted. Amber, who has been a vocal supporter of the #MeToo and Time’s Up actions, particularly shouted out Ayanna Pressley, who grew to become Massachusetts’ first black congresswoman in the present day.
Chelsea Handler, who campaigned for Hillary Clinton in 2016 and different Democratic candidates, tweeted, “It’s January third, and I’m proud to help @NancyPelosi because the Speaker of the Home to verify there’s something referred to as Congress that doesn’t look the opposite means whereas our president steals from the very individuals who elected him. It’s all the time a lady who cleans up a person’s mess.” Hear, hear!
Pod Save America star Jon Lovett slammed the outgoing Home Speaker, tweeting, “We took that gavel from Paul Ryan‘s hand.” Certain did! Star Trek legend George Takei additionally referred to as out Ryan — and referred to as BS on folks insisting feminine politicians are “unlikable,” tweeting, “Essentially the most unlikeable nationwide chief in response to the polls is Paul Ryan, at 12% favorability. So let’s cease pretending Elizabeth Warren has an issue.” Hamilton‘s Javier Muñoz posted a gif of the Depraved Witch of the West flying away, captioned, “Reside footage of @SpeakerRyan leaving the Capital. #GoodRiddance.”
Some stars gave extra lighthearted congratulations to Pelosi, with RuPaul posting a pic from the time she was on Drag Race (sure, that occurred). Orange is The New Black‘s Laverne Cox tweeted, “Werk #MadamSpeaker!” And Intercourse and the Metropolis star/Sarah Jessica Parker‘s nemesis Kim Cattrall posted a video of the swearing in ceremony on her TV, captioned, “So it begins…..@TeamPelosi.” Congratulations to the brand new Home Speaker!