waters, mr. calvert, miss loughlin, miss lee. mr. thompson. miss davis, mr. schiff. mr. mcnurney. mr. hunter, mr. mcclintock. miss bass. mr. bara. miss brownley. mr. cook. mr. hoffman. mr. loenthal, mr. ruiz. mr. swalwell. mr. vargas. mr. agulera. mr. lui. miss torrez. mr. karia. mr. panetta. mr. gomez. mr. cox. mr. hearter. miss hill. mr. levin. miss porter. the committee will retire from the chamber to escort the speaker elect to the chair. >> nancy pelosi is once again officially the speaker of the house. she received 220 votes. some of those who were not going to vote for her, some who led the opposition to her ended up voting for her. seth molten is one of them. you might have heard this and you might have been wondering if you heard it right. there was one vote for joe biden. former vice president joe biden. this came from new york democratic representative anthony brendesi. he voted for biden. you don't have to be a house representative to be speaker of the house. let's bring in our guest who are here with us from the white house. nbc news correspondent hans and k kacie hunt.