Pelosi: Case Being Made ‘In a Very Scientific, Methodical Way’ to Impeach Trump

Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, speaks during a press conference in the US Capitol on November 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read
Monday in Washington, D.C at the National Press Club during a news conference, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said while she has not seen a completed case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, a “very scientific, methodical way” was being made. Pelosi said, “The case is being made about the emoluments clause and you have to have evidence and the rest, but the case has not fully been made. The fact is that when I was speaker after we won in ’06 — in ’07 people wanted me to impeach President Bush because of the war in Iraq. I never recovered with the left on this subject for not impeaching President Bush because of the war in Iraq. You don’t impeach somebody because you don’t like their policies. When they break the law, that’s when you have grounds for impeachment. And at the time of the war, I said, as a top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, ‘The intelligence does not support the threat,’ and so did Senator Bob Graham.” “But the administration was making this strong case with the American people. And perhaps misrepresenting the American people could be a cause for impeachment,” she continued. “If so, there’s plenty