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Pelosi: I Didn’t Want to Tell Trump in Front of the Cameras ‘You Don’t Know What You’re Talking About’

Following today’s big public showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addressed whether things got more productive behind the scenes.

Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) clashed with the President in front of the cameras earlier regarding a potential shutdown.

Afterwards, Pelosi brought up questions like “why do we not want transparency in this discussion?” and gave this answer:

“We don’t want to contradict the President when he is putting forth figures that have no reality, no basis in fact. We have to… have evidence-based, factual, truthful information about what works and what doesn’t. I didn’t want to in front of those people say, ‘You don’t know what you’re talking about.'”

You can watch the clip above, via C-SPAN.

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