‘None of us came here to impeach a president:’ Pelosi

The speaker of the House said on Thursday that President Donald Trump has used the office of the presidency for personal gain.
2:37 | 11/21/19

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Chairmanship in the committee I think have dealt with this with great seriousness and solemnity. Appropriate for something so serious for a country. Hard to think except for declaring war. A more serious responsibility. Then the impeachment of the president and none of us came here to impeach a president. That's not our priority air pollution for our country. That would do as a first order business taken an oath of office to protect and defend the constitution of the United States. A mom we see a violation of the constitution. We had no choice but to act. And the evidence is clear that the president. The president. Has used his office for his own personal gain and in doing so undermines. The national security of the United States by withholding. Military assistance to Ukraine to the benefit. Of the Russian. A that he has undermined. Ugly integrity apparently excellence but what he it's time again the Russian interference being ignored him. And there he is violated his oath of office. As we continue together evidence and the fact from the testimony. Animal goat where it effects take I believe that the trees will feminists tree. President has said to me he'll call with perfect. I did to him the call was perfectly wrong. There's something very sad about all of this because the president is undermined and for adding the fabric. About a democracy. And patriotism that's so many of the American people. He's trying to attack whistle blow the whistle below that is fundamental to. People speaking truth to power and have country. As I said to him when he. May effect make an attack on the whistle blower or phone calls. I should did here in my wheel house. I know about this is from my experience and intelligence and in whistle blowers who go beyond the intelligence but in the intelligence community. That can. Detection and sent from Netflix that you are seeing now that making itself when it was so close distance. Every you may stand on what the president did. An attack on the whistle blower is attack when the integrity. A breakfast we cannot let that happen and we will. We're gonna let that happen.

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