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Politics GOP senator defends calling Pelosi 'dumb': 'What I said was accurate'

08:50  09 november  2019
08:50  09 november  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Sen . John Kennedy (R-La.) defended remarks this week in which he called Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “ dumb ," saying that his comments were “ accurate .” “Let me say it again: I think that what Speaker Pelosi is doing here is not only dumb , but it's dangerous," he said , referring to the House

GOP Sen . John Kennedy defended calling Speaker Nancy Pelosi “ dumb ” at a rally with President Donald Trump in his home state of Louisiana Wednesday evening. “ I didn’t mean it as disrespectful, I didn’t mean it as disrespectful at all,” Kennedy said Thursday.

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) defended remarks this week in which he called Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) "dumb," saying that his comments were "accurate."

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"Well, I didn't mean disrespect," he said Friday on Fox News, "but I do think what I said was accurate."

"Let me say it again: I think that what Speaker Pelosi is doing here is not only dumb, but it's dangerous," he said, referring to the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry led by Pelosi.

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Published 7 mins ago. Sen . Kennedy defends calling Pelosi ' dumb ,' says impeachment is rigged like pro wrestling 'Smackdown'. "Well, I didn't mean disrespect," he clarified to Hemmer, "but I do think what I said was accurate ." "Let me say it again: I think that what Speaker Pelosi is doing here is not

"It's a partisan impeachment, clearly," he continued. "All impeachments, I guess, are political. But, this one's 100 percent political and it's going to establish a new norm for America that I think is bad for us."

Kennedy first made the remark Wednesday at a rally in Louisiana alongside President Trump.

"Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to impeach him," Kennedy said. "I don't mean any disrespect, but it must suck to be that dumb."

Republicans on Capitol Hill have criticized House Democrats for a process they've called a "sham" after Democrats and Republicans on three committees held closed-door interviews with several officials regarding Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Public interviews are slated to begin next week.

"Due process should matter," Kennedy said Friday. "And I think Speaker Pelosi intends to give the president a fair and impartial firing squad and she made up her mind before she saw the facts."

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The House Speaker ridiculed the president for attacking the credibility of former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch during testimony, cautioning him that such a move is a direct challenge to her leadership. Pelosi said Trump and anyone else in Washington understands that the president's words have massive repercussions and "he should not frivolously throw out insults, but that's what he does." Speaking Sunday morning on CBS' Face the Nation, Pelosi said Trump's actions in the White House are "much worse" than those of former President Richard Nixon.

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