US House of Representatives Speaker
August 20, 2022
The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. The current Speaker of the House of Representatives is Democrat Nancy Pelosi. He is second only to the vice president in the ranking of presidential succession in the absence of the president of the United States. It is customary to be chaired by the majority leader of the House of Representatives. Nominally, when the chairman takes office, he resigns from the position of the majority party leader, and a successor is appointed, but in reality, the chairman assumes the position of the majority party leader.