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Politics Nancy Pelosi Warns Trump Against Harassing Whistleblower: 'You're in My Wheelhouse'

00:05  18 november  2019
00:05  18 november  2019 Source:   newsweek.com

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  Facebook reportedly bans mentions of White House whistleblower's name YouTube has taken a similar approach to videos mentioning the person.The White House whistleblower wrote a nine-page complaint in July that alleged senior officials tried to "lock down" the details of Trump's phone call over the summer with Ukraine's president. During the phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky, Trump brought up the prospect of an investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi ridiculed President Donald Trump for attacking the credibility of former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch or the whistleblower during testimony, cautioning him that such a "I told the president you ' re in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower ."

You ' re viewing YouTube in Russian. You can change this preference below. In her first public appearance since announcing an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump 's phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi ridiculed President Donald Trump for attacking the credibility of former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine 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. She defended the impeachment process and warned Trump against trying to intimidate or harass the currently anonymous Ukraine whistleblower.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in an interview on CBS' "Face The Nation" on Sunday that US President Donald Trump is "in her wheelhouse '' if I told the president, " you ' re in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower ", Pelosi said. Trump has numerous times requested the

"I will make sure he does not intimidate the whistleblower," Pelosi said in an interview with Face the Nation host Margaret Brennan,which aired Sunday morning. "I told the president you're in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower."

Pelosi went on to say Trump insulted the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine out of "his own insecurity as an imposter" in the White House.

When asked specifically of Trump's widely criticized comments about Yovanovitch during live public testimony this week, Pelosi challenged the president's own ability to even be in the White House. Trump claimed "everywhere [Yovanovitch] went turned bad." Republicans, including former Clinton prosecutor Kenneth Starr, chastised Trump for the live mockery.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Donald Trump was welcome to appear before the impeachment inquiry, but she would not let I told the President you ’ re in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower .” Ms Pelosi joined other Democrats in criticising Mr Trump for tweeting “insults” about

(CNN) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she told President Donald Trump that he’s in her wheelhouse when he attacks the whistleblower I told the President you ’ re in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower .” Trump has repeatedly attacked and tried to discredit the

"He knows, well, he made a mistake and he knows her strength and he was trying to undermine it," Pelosi replied. "Of course president's appoint ambassadors but people don't insult people especially when they're giving testimony before the Congress of the United States...I think part of it is his own insecurity as an imposter...he knows full well he's in that office way over his head. And so he has to diminish everyone else."

Pelosi reiterated the U.S. intelligence community and the whistleblower are integral parts of the government, which are calling out alleged misdeeds made by the president and his administration.

Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi sitting at a table: President Donald Trump, flanked by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on February 5.© SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty President Donald Trump, flanked by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on February 5. "This is really important, especially when it comes to intelligence, that someone who would be courageous enough to point out truth to power and then through the filter of a Trump appointed inspector general who found it of urgent concern and then took it to the next steps," Pelosi said, noting Trump will have an opportunity to refute the claims in a public forum.

GOP Congressman Called Out for Tweeting Photos of Man He Claims Is the Whistleblower

  GOP Congressman Called Out for Tweeting Photos of Man He Claims Is the Whistleblower Republican Rep. Steve King tweeted four photos he claimed depicted the Ukraine whistleblower, philanthropist Alexander Soros.Twitter users quickly took King to task for claiming the whistleblower was Alexander Soros, the son of billionaire George Soros and a board member of his philanthropic organization, the Open Society Foundations.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi Louisiana governor wins re-election Dynamic scoring: Forward-thinking budgeting practices to grow our economy Pelosi : Trump tweets on Yovanovitch show his 'insecurity "I told the president you ' re in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower ."

The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi , on Thursday brushed aside the Latin phrase “quid pro quo” that The inquiry was prompted by a whistleblower complaint that Trump was pressuring Ukraine to announce an “We’ re in chapter one of a process,” said the representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, a

"The president could come right before the committee and talk, speak all the truth that he wants if he wants," Pelosi added, noting Trump and Republicans' complaints that the impeachment inquiry has been a one-sided attack on his presidency.

"He has every opportunity to present his case," she said, rebuking this frequent claim from GOP Congressmen Jim Jordan and Devin Nunes.

"It's really a sad thing. I mean, what the president did was so much worse than even what Richard Nixon did," she said, echoing remarks the House Speaker made just last week, as reported by The Hill.

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Sen. John Kennedy slams Pelosi for using impeachment as a 'routine political weapon' .
Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” Kennedy dodged a question by Chris Wallace on whether Trump was asking Ukraine to investigate corruption or to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, and instead called out Pelosi for politicizing the impeachment process. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); “Speaker Pelosi is acting in a manner that is insincere, even by the standards of Congress,” Kennedy said. “She is turning impeachment into a routine political weapon.

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