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Texas Tribune Festival: Nancy Pelosi to President Donald Trump: "You've come into my wheelhouse now" [View all]

"Let us be prayerful. Let us be solemn. Let us try not to make it further divisive," Pelosi said at The Texas Tribune Festival. "But we cannot ignore our oath of office do defend the Constitution of the United States from all enemies foreign and domestic."


by Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi painted herself as a once-reluctant but now fully engaged general amid her party's push for an impeachment inquiry, in an onstage interview at The Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday.

To make her point, she used sweeping, solemn language to underscore her view that what is happening at the U.S. Capitol is an existential moment in American history.

"If this activity, this pattern of behavior were to prevail ... then it's over for the republic," she said. "We will have the equivalent of a monarchy."

"Let us be prayerful. Let us be solemn. Let us try not to make it further divisive," she added. "But we cannot ignore our oath of office do defend the Constitution of the United States from all enemies foreign and domestic."

Read more: https://www.texastribune.org/2019/09/28/nancy-pelosi-discusses-impeachment/

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