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Politics Trump takes nasty dig at Pelosi in latest slam of House Dems

07:50  16 december  2019
07:50  16 december  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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President Trump on Sunday took a swipe at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., over her response to a reporter who asked why bribery wasn’t included in Pelosi said the decision not to include bribery in the articles of impeachment against Trump came after “working together with our committee chairs

Trump and the White House repeatedly have denied he did anything wrong. An impeachment vote is widely expected in the Democrat-controlled House , but likely will be quashed in the Senate, where Republicans have Trump takes nasty dig at pelosi in latest slam of house dems .

President Trump on Sunday took a swipe at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., over her response to a reporter who asked why bribery wasn’t included in the newly unveiled articles of impeachment, despite Democrats – including the speaker herself – having leveled those charges repeatedly against the president throughout impeachment proceedings.

“You yourself accused [Trump] of bribery,” the reporter asked.

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Pelosi made the comments at her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill. Brushing back calls for impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday “it’s not even close” to having enough support in the House , while Democrats pushed forward on other fronts to investigate President Donald Trump .

Partly it’s Pelosi and her caucus wanting to signal to Democratic voters how “tough” and even nasty But mostly, I think, it’s to bait Trump into digging in on the shutdown, which Dems think will be a I’m looking forward to the exchange of hot takes after this between two of the most annoying segments of

“Why did you decide not to make bribery one of the articles of impeachment?”

Pelosi said the decision not to include bribery in the articles of impeachment against Trump came after “working together with our committee chairs, our attorneys and the rest.”

In a retweet of Pelosi’s response, Trump wrote that the House speaker’s teeth “were falling out of her mouth, and she didn’t have time to think!”

He then followed up the tweet by writing that “Congressional Do Nothing Democrats are being absolutely decimated in their districts on the subject of the Impeachment Hoax.”

“Crazy Nancy is finding defending Shifty Schiff harder than she thought!” he tweeted, in reference to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., one of the most visible figures of the impeachment inquiry.

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Pelosi did not immediately respond.

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Democrats repeatedly have accused Trump of withholding military aid from Ukraine until it investigated former Vice President Joe Biden and his son. Trump and the White House have denied he did anything wrong.

After witness testimony last month, Pelosi lobbed the bribery accusation against Trump.

“Bribery—and that is in the Constitution and attached to impeachment proceedings,” Pelosi said. “The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public statement of a fake investigation into the election—that’s bribery.”

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When asked at the time whether bribery would be included as an article of impeachment, she replied: “We haven’t even made a decision to impeach. That’s what the inquiry is about.”

“I’m saying, [what] the president has admitted to as ‘perfect,’ is bribery,” Pelosi said.

Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.

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