Cain Walks Back "Princess Nancy"

| Wed Nov. 9, 2011 11:30 PM EST

During Tuesday night's Republican debate on CNBC, Herman Cain referred to former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as "Princess Nancy" while criticizing her for killing a Republican health care proposal when Democrats were in control of Congress. The GOP debate audience laughed and applauded. 

In a brief-post debate interview, in response to a question from CNBC anchor Carl Quintanilla, Cain walked back his "Princess Nancy" remark saying, "That is a statement I probably should not have made." His campaign however, was proud enough of the line that they repeated it on his official Twitter feed:

The Speaker of the House is second in line for the presidency of the United States, should the President and Vice President become incapacitated. 

 

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