House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped in it big time.
Pelosi’s hatred for President Trump clouded her judgment and it could cost her.
And that’s because Nancy Pelosi was hit with one criminal charge. You won’t believe what she did.
At the end of President Trump’s State of the Union speech Nancy Pelosi stood up and made a spectacle of herself by tearing her copy of President Trump’s speech in half.
Democrats and some in the fake news media praised Pelosi’s act of defiance.
As Pelosi was leaving the House Chamber, the Speaker told a Fox News producer that ripping up the speech was more polite than the alternatives.
The next day at Pelosi’s weekly press conference Pelosi lobbed false claims about the speech to distract from her temper tantrum.
“As you know, this week we had the State of the Union as required by the Constitution of the United States – the president is to submit in writing or in person the statement of the State of the Union. What happened instead was a president using the Congress of the United States as a backdrop for a reality show, presenting a state of mind that had no contact with reality whatsoever,” Pelosi told the fake news media.
But Pelosi’s actions did not sit well with the general public.
George Washington Law Professor Jonathan Turley wrote that if Pelosi did not apologize she should resign from Congress.
“Pelosi demolished decades of tradition in this ill-considered, ill-tempered moment. Many will celebrate her conduct and be thrilled by the insults. However, if she cannot apologize and maintain this tradition, Pelosi should resign as Speaker,” Turley wrote.
That was not the worst Pelosi faced.
Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz announced that he filed an ethics complaint against Pelosi because Gaetz alleged that Pelosi tearing up her copy of the State of the Union violated laws against destroying federal documents.
“BREAKING: I’m filing an ethics complaint against @SpeakerPelosi for destroying @realDonaldTrump’s State of the Union speech. Her conduct was beneath the dignity of the House, and a potential violation of law (18 USC 2071). Nobody is above the law. She must be held accountable,” Gaetz wrote.
The law Gaetz cited states, “whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, or destroys … any record, proceeding, map, book, paper, document, or other thing, filed or deposited with any clerk or officer of any court of the United States, or in any public office.”
Gaetz’s ethics complaint about Pelosi allegedly violating federal law capped a disastrous week for Democrats.
The Iowa Caucus fiasco proved Democrats were incapable of conducting orderly and organized business which led many Americans to question if Democrats possessed the competence to manage the government.
The Senate exonerated Donald Trump from Adam Schiff and Nancy Pelosi’s partisan articles of impeachment.
Some polls showed President Trump’s approval rating rising to the highest levels of his Presidency.
And now Nancy Pelosi is going to have to fend off allegations she is a criminal.
Great American Daily will keep you up to date on any new developments in this ongoing story.