Schiff on Pelosi Comments: Absent ‘Very Graphic Evidence,’ Impeachment Wouldn’t Even Have Support in the Senate


House Intel Committee Chairman Adam Schiff backed up Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s opposition to impeachment in comments to CNN this afternoon.

Pelosi said this regarding impeachment in the Washington Post interview out today:

“I’m not for impeachment. This is news. I’m going to give you some news right now because I haven’t said this to any press person before. But since you asked, and I’ve been thinking about this: Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, because it divides the country. And he’s just not worth it.”

Schiff agrees with Pelosi’s remarks, and told CNN’s Manu Raju “a failed impeachment” wouldn’t be a good idea anyway:

Here’s a sampling of reactions from some other House Democrats:

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders gave this response to Pelosi’s comments, per NBC News:

You can watch Schiff’s comments above, via CNN.

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