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February 06, 2020

Congressman Lee Zeldin Demands Nancy Pelosi Step Down as Speaker; Matt Gaetz to File Ethics Charges Against Her for Destroying an Official Government Document

It's time for this demented old bat to go.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have gone too far when she ripped up President Donald Trumpís State of the Union speech after he was done giving it on Tuesday, even for Democrats.

According to the Daily Wire, a prominent congressman and a Democratic law professor have come forward and are now demanding Pelosi step down as Speaker for her behavior.


Rep. Lee Zeldin apparently was taken aback by Pelosi's post-speech move and wrote: "Nancy Pelosi should step down as Speaker. I'm confident that the American public will be directly sending her that message themselves later this year if she doesnít read the tea leaves herself and resign on her own terms today. It's time."

Representative Matt Gaetz says he will file ethics charges against Nancy Pelosi for destroying official public records.

I didn't cover this for a day, because I thought it sounded silly. Only some documents are official government documents you can't destroy. This was a copy of a speech. You can destroy that, right, just as you can throw out your own ununsed copies...?

But wait, I realized just an hour ago: This is not just "some copy." The Constitution requires that the president, "from time to time," deliver a report on the state of the union to Congress.

A publicly broadcast speech is not constitutionally required -- that was a practice started by Woodrow Wilson.

But the report itself is required by the Constitution.

It's an official document required by the Constitution. The president transmitted that document to Nancy Pelosi, as the Constitution directs, and then Nancy Pelosi... destroyed it.

Maybe this isn't so silly after all.

"She disgraced the House of Representatives, she embarrassed our country, and she destroyed official records," Gaetz told Ingraham. "The law does not allow the speaker of the House to destroy the records of the House, and the rules of the House do not permit some little temper tantrum just because you don't like what the president of the United States says."

Gaetz added that Republicans are sick of the media "double standard" that is applied only to Republicans.

"When Joe Wilson made a comment--an excited utterance--the Democrats really brought the heat down on him when he said 'you lie' about illegals getting healthcare under Obamacare,Ē Gaetz argued.

...

"The first act begins tomorrow when Congressman Zeldin [R-N.Y.] and I will join Kay Granger [R-Texas] in a censure resolution and we will force a vote on that resolution," he said.


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