Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been trying to slow walk the Democrats’ impeachment talk.
That all just went out the window.
That’s because Nancy Pelosi crossed a line on impeachment that no one thought was possible.
Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are pushing for impeachment.
But polls show impeachment is highly unpopular.
Monmouth: Do you think Trump should be impeached and compelled to leave the presidency?
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) May 22, 2019
Pelosi is being pulled in two directions – she wants to win in 2020, but she needs to keep her caucus happy.
And it looks like the desire to keep her left flank on board is winning out.
Pelosi edged closer to impeachment by accusing Donald Trump of a “cover up.”
Speaker Pelosi: “The President of the United States is engaged in a coverup.” pic.twitter.com/w7YFyo0M61
— Josh Campbell (@joshscampbell) May 22, 2019
Pelosi’s comment caused President Trump to end a meeting with Democrats over infrastructure saying he would not negotiate with Democrats as long as they continued to harass him with these baseless impeachment allegations.
But the Speaker’s comment made it clear that Democrats are full speed ahead on impeachment.
We will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.