Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s press conference in very-blue San Francisco was interrupted by shouts of “Let’s Go, Brandon!” on Monday.
The phrase became a rallying cry after an NBC reporter at a NASCAR Xfinity Series race incorrectly said that a crowd chanting “f-ck Joe Biden” was saying “let’s go, Brandon,” in support of the race winner.
Pelosi was holding a press conference about the $1.2 trillion “Build Back Better” spending package with San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Democrat Rep. Mark DeSaulnier when the incident took place.
WATCH: Protestor interrupts Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco.
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As the House Speaker was attempting to make introductions, a voice could be heard shouting the viral rally cry and chanting “U-S-A!” repeatedly.
While Pelosi did briefly pause, she did not acknowledge the heckler.
During the press conference, Pelosi said she hopes Democrats can pass the spending package next year. This year, it has seemingly been killed after West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin announced that he will not support it.
“This will happen. It must happen,” she said. “And we will do it as soon as we can. There are conversations that are ongoing, but we cannot walk away from this commitment.”
“We will not let this opportunity pass,” Pelosi later added, according to a report from the New York Post. “And I have confidence that Senator Manchin cares about our country and that, at some point very soon, we can take up the legislation. I’m not deterred at all.”