Asked if she’s concerned about how impeachment might put the Democrats’ House majority at risk, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said “it has nothing to do with it.”
“If we believe that our Constitution is being violated, that our very democracy is at stake, that as Franklin told us, a republic if you can keep it, and this very person is jeopardizing that, what are we there for? Just to continue to have a job? We take an oath to protect and defend. If we did not do that, we would be, again, delinquent in our duties.”
She added: “This isn’t about elections, it’s about the constitution.