The posting, to be announced later today by Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, is something Himes has expressed great interest in, and he’s psyched to get it.
“I don’t see any sudden positive upsurge,” he said Friday afternoon. “Look, I’m a compromise kind of guy. With 435 in the House, you’ve got to be. It’s supposed to be about the art of compromise.
“When you’ve got guys trying to blow it up instead — I call them terrorists — well, that’s not what I signed up for three decades ago.