Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is not Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) biggest fan. In the past, the California Democrat smacked down the freshman lawmaker’s “Green New Deal.”
Now, Pelosi is taking aim at AOC’s Twitter following – seeing as how it does not translate to votes on the House floor.
This has to sting!
“While there are people who have a large number of Twitter followers, what’s important is that we have large numbers of votes on the floor of the House,” @SpeakerPelosi told me.
Even CNN took notice:
In perhaps a moment of clarity, Speaker Pelosi dropped some big news about President Trump.
The California Democrat says she does not want to see POTUS impeached.
Check this out…
From Daily Wire:
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in an interview published on Monday that it would be a mistake to impeach President Donald Trump because the move would be too “divisive” and was “just not worth it.”
“I’m not for impeachment,” Pelosi told The Washington Post. “This is news. I’m going to give you some news right now because I haven’t said this to any press person before. But since you asked, and I’ve been thinking about this: Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, because it divides the country. And he’s just not worth it.”
Pelosi later added: “I don’t think he’s fit to be president of the United States.”
Pelosi’s comments contrast to the far-left wing of the Democratic Party — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) — who have called for his impeachment.
Ocasio-Cortez, like many freshman members of Congress (and Democrats, in general), continues to place her foot firmly inside her mouth.
During a committee hearing, AOC said that illegal aliens are “my constituents.”
In what country, Alexandria?
From Free Beacon:
Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) referred to illegal immigrants as her “constituents” during a Thursday House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing.
Ocasio-Cortez was questioning Wilbur Ross, President Donald Trump’s secretary of commerce, when she made the statement. She began by referencing remarks Republican Kris Kobach made while he was Kansas secretary of state. Kobach encouraged Trump early on in his administration to add a 2020 consensus question about citizenship.
“Kobach said, ‘I raised the issue with the president shortly after he was inaugurated’ and ‘he was absolutely interested in this,’” Ocasio-Cortez said. “Shortly thereafter, in April of 2017, Steve Bannon asked you to speak with Mr. Kobach about his ‘ideas about including a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census.’”
Ross acknowledged he did speak with Kobach early on in the administration, but he was cut off by Ocasio-Cortez before he could clarify what exactly the conversation was about.