[Ed. – Well, I’m just proud of her for her pop cultural awareness. Granted, the Five Guys burger chain started in the Washington, D.C. area, which has been Pelosi’s real home for over 30 years. Knowing about Five Guys isn’t a stretch. But it’s still kind of an-derp, in her signature breadlocks-Pelosi way. This is her, taking it to the streets.]
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi complained Thursday that immigration negotiations are being led by “five white guys” — and was quickly rebuked by her No. 2, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, himself one of those white guys involved in the talks.
“The five white guys I call them, you know,” Pelosi said at her weekly news conference. “Are they going to open a hamburger stand next or what?” Pelosi said, complaining that minority members of Congress were not involved in deciding the fate of Dreamers.
Pelosi’s quip was a reference to the hamburger chain Five Guys and the five white men leading the immigration negotiations. In addition to Hoyer, they include Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas), Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.