Rep. Nadler: I Disagree With Rep. Tlaib’s Use of ‘Motherf**ker’ and Impeachment in Her Speech
On Friday, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said he disagreed with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) telling her supporters they will impeach President Donald Trump, who instead used motherfucker, after she was sworn into the new Congress on Thursday.
“No, I don’t really like that kind of language, but more to the point I disagree with what she said,” Nadler told CNN Friday morning. “It is too early to talk about that intelligently.”
Nadler said more time is needed with Robert Mueller’s special counsel and the Congress’ own investigations so they can get more evidence of the President’s wrongdoings.
“We have to get the facts and we’ll see where the facts lead, maybe that will lead to impeachment, maybe it won’t. But it’s much too early and we don’t have all of the facts and must have the facts.” he continued.
Nadler added he believes the process of impeachment should be partisan in order to avoid half the country accusing the other of using it as a political weapon.
“You have to believe you have such evidence of such facts that you can show enough people will be persuaded so you don’t divide the country,” he said.
Seemingly responding to criticism of the incident, Tlaib tweeted she will always speak truth to power:
I will always speak truth to power. #unapologeticallyMe
— Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) January 4, 2019
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