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PoliticsPelosi says public doesn't support impeachment

02:45  24 august  2019
02:45  24 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

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WASHINGTON — Brushing back calls for impeachment , Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday “it’s not even close” to having enough support in the House The Judiciary Committee chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, urged his colleagues to support the legislation “so we can get into court and

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not currently support impeaching President Donald Trump despite thinking that he's unfit for the country's highest office, according to a Washington Post magazine interview published Monday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn't ready to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Pelosi says public doesn't support impeachment © Provided by The Associated Press U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures while speaking at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in San Francisco. More than a dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls are making their way to California to curry favor with national party activists from around country. Democratic National Committee members will hear Friday from top contenders, including Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Pelosi told House Democrats on a conference call Friday, "The public isn't there on impeachment."

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But Pelosi ’s suggestion that she doesn ’ t support those moves at all because “he’s just not worth it” won’t sit well with some in her caucus. For months, Pelosi has treated the possibility of Trump’s impeachment delicately, publicly noting the need for bipartisan support and significant evidence of

But Pelosi ’s suggestion that she doesn ’ t support those moves at all because “he’s just not worth it” won’t sit well with some in her caucus. For months, Pelosi has treated the possibility of Trump’s impeachment delicately, publicly noting the need for bipartisan support and significant evidence of

She told them the case needs to be "as strong" as possible.

"If and when we act, people will know he gave us no choice," Pelosi said, according to an aide granted anonymity to discuss the private call.

More than half the House Democrats support opening an impeachment inquiry. But Pelosi said the House must weigh its "responsibility to protect and defend the Constitution" with the need to be "unifying and not dividing."

She also said she's using a nightguard because it's "very hard" not to grind her teeth "all night about what's going on in the White House."

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The message printed on a pair of handmade wood-and-cardboard placards could not have been clearer as Representative Elissa Slotkin gazed out on a crowd of about 300 of her constituents who gathered for a town hall-style meeting to discuss their biggest concerns: “IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY NOW.” 

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