After Articles of Impeachment were announced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi earlier this week, one issue was noticeably absent from the array of charges against President Donald Trump — the charge of “bribery.”
And one reporter was curious enough to ask why this issue, which Democrats accused Trump of several times in the last few weeks, was missing from the impeachment articles.
“You, yourself accused [Trump] of bribery. Why did you decide not to make bribery one of the articles of impeachment?” a reporter asked Pelosi while she took a sip of water.
“I, myself am not a lawyer, ” Pelosi said.
She attempted to save face, continuing with, “Sometimes I act like one. Not as often as I act as a doctor. I practice medicine on the side without benefit of diploma too.”
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An interesting choice of words and a definite non-answer. For over a month now, congressional Democrats have thrown out words and phrases like “bribery” and “quid pro quo” against the president, but none have yet to supply sufficient evidence of Trump performing such an illegal act.
Not only that, but as Speaker of the House and the one to spearhead the organization of articles of impeachment — something that is no small task — you think there’d be a much better reason from Pelosi as to why her cries of “bribery” weren’t made official.
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