House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is increasingly having difficulty speaking. The 77-year-old lawmaker trips over words, forgets names and has a tough time forming sentences. As one of the most powerful women in the U.S., this is deeply troubling. In an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid, Pelosi could barely form a complete sentence and called Special Counsel Robert Mueller ‘mother.’
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The segment begins with Reid showing a Trump impeachment ad, which Pelosi called “great.”
REID: “If you become Speaker of the House in January 2019, will you push for the impeachment of this president?”
PELOSI: “You know, I’ve served a long time,” Pelosi responded, “on the intel— ethics committee in the Congress. It’s one of the dues that I’ve paid to the caucus and it’s only about the facts and the law. If he’s broken the law, you would think there would be a bipartisan move to do that. But because we don’t like his policy and we don’t like his attitude— well, don’t let me go into all the things we don’t like about the president on a Sunday morning. Uh, uh, that’s, you know, if people have the facts— that’s why I would like us to have an independent, uh, commission. We have an investigation within the Justice Department. We have an investigation within the Congress. We should have an outside investigation to what, as to what happened.”
REID: “If Robert Mueller comes back with a report saying that there is evidence of collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, do you believe he should be impeached?”
PELOSI: “Well, it, first of all, what, what does mother, where does Mueller take that. But his, his, burden of proof is different than what it would be in the Congress of the United States and people should know that, that he has, uh, and maybe, uh, he could go to a criminal investigation of some of the people he’s investigating. What we’re doing is saying, that what the measure of behavior, the Constitution of the United States, high crimes and misdemeanors,” she said, apparently grabbing any phrase that popped into her head.”
Trump’s tax plan is “armageddon,” concluded Pelosi.