nearvideo Nancy Pelosi accuses the White house of a “cover-up” as Democrats look to intensify the impeachment push
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasts Attorney General William Barr; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that it would take “no idea” how long the House Democrats, ” impeachment inquiry in President Trump.
“It is in the [House Intelligence] Committee. I’m not here to tell how you do your work [or] what is your timetable,” Pelosi said in the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin. “It will last as long as the intelligence committee, follows the facts and when you are ready.”
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Speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaking at The Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Saturday. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman, via AP)
On Tuesday, Pelosi officially an impeachment investigation Trump about his 25 announced. July telephone conversation with the newly elected Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky. Democrats have claimed that the President’s threat to withhold $ 400 million in military aid, unless Ukraine is investigated, former Vice-President Joe Biden, whose son Hunter and their shops in the country.
The probe was prompted to ask by a complaint of an intelligence community whistleblower, accused trombone “with the power of his office to interference from a foreign country in the year 2020 US election.”
“What happened in this conversation that a President of the United States would back military support, paid for by the taxpayers, keep in the essential to shake up the leader of another country, unless he did him a favor-it is so clear,” Pelosi said on Saturday.
The President “did not see it was wrong to do that,” she later said.
TRUMP SLAMS DEMOCRATS, WHISTLE-BLOWER ON ‘WITCH HUNT’ IMPEACHMENT-REQUEST: “ENDED IN THE OTHER IN ASH!’
A memorandum of Trump-Zelensky made public Wednesday shows that, while Trump an investigation of Biden was not looking, family for corruption, the President explicitly use military assistance.
Trump has always be the behavior of the call with Zelensky defended, and is calling the latest democratic probe”, the other a witch-hunt.”
“The Whistleblower complaint, is completely different and at odds of my actual conversation with the new President of Ukraine. The so-called ‘Whistleblower’, knew practically NOTHING, that these ridiculous charges were far more dramatic & wrong,” Trump tweeted Saturday.
At a meeting with Trump on the sidelines of the General Assembly of the United Nations this week, Zelensky told reporters that “no one has driven me” during the call with trump.
“This is a very bad news for our country,” Pelosi. “If it seems to be as it is, the President engaged in something so far beyond what our founders have in mind.”
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Trump on Saturday adopted a social-media-blitz-attack on the Democrats and the whistleblower, to tell his supporters that Democrats “are trying to stop me because I will fight for you!”