Pence loses House office space

Vice President Pence no longer has an office on the House side of Congress, with a senior Democratic aide confirming Tuesday that it was part of the latest round of reassignments.

"Room assignments are reviewed and changed at the beginning of every Congress," the aide said.

Pence received the office space in 2017 from then-Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanEmbattled Juul seeks allies in Washington Ex-Parkland students criticize Kellyanne Conway Latina leaders: 'It's a women's world more than anything' MORE (R-Wis.), NPR noted. The outlet was first to report Tuesday on the vice president's space being reassigned.

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Before serving as governor of Indiana and eventually vice president, Pence served in Congress for six terms, including one term as chairman of the House Republican Conference. 

Pence regularly travels to Capitol Hill in his current capacity to speak with lawmakers and rally support around President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S. economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated MORE's policies. 

As vice president, Pence is the president of the Senate. Vice presidents typically have office space on that side of Congress, but he also had the space in the House.

The allocation of office space falls under the discretion of the Speaker, meaning it now falls under the discretion of Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiObjections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated Latest pro-democracy rally draws tens of thousands in Hong Kong Lewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, 'I'm going to win' MORE (D-Calif.).

The Democratic aide noted that no other vice president had dedicated House-side office space for the last 25 years prior to Pence and that the White House legislative affairs team was provided with House office space it did not previously have. 

The vice president's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.