Pelosi Gleefully Reminds President Trump He's 'Impeached Forever' on Bill Maher Show
House speaker isn't so solemn or prayerful about impeachment
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not seem so solemn or prayerful about President Donald Trump's impeachment during her appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night.
The House Speaker spoke gleefully about her fellow democrats impeaching President Trump while reiterating her attacks against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Maher noted Pelosi's initial reluctance to move forward with impeachment before waiting until "it was inevitable."
The California Democrat claimed Trump simply gave his critics in the House "no choice" but to move forward with impeachment.
"The president was self-impeaching almost every single day," Pelosi said.
"There are some people who have actually said that he wanted to be impeached," Maher then observed.
"Just for the record, being impeached is a bad thing, right?"
"And you're impeached forever," Pelosi replied with a big smile on her face as the audience applauded.
"No matter what the Senate does, that can never be erased."
"If I knew that the president was listening, I would want him to know that he is impeached forever," Pelosi said.
"And he is impeached forever because he used the office of president to try to influence a foreign country for his personal and political benefit and doing so, he undermined our national security, he was disloyal to his oath of office to protect the Constitution, and he placed in jeopardy the integrity of our election."
Maher then highlighted Pelosi's recent attacks against McConnell, where she suggested that the Kentucky Republican had "Russian connections" behind closed doors.
"You've tiptoed right up to the line of basically calling him un-American," Maher said.
"Moscow Mitch," Pelosi responded.
Pelosi claimed McConnel "resisted sources" that suggest Russian meddling in American elections.
"Sometimes I wonder about Mitch McConnell too," remarked Pelosi at the time.
"What's he — why is he an accomplice to all of that?" the House Speaker asked.
"He has resisted sources going in a manner commensurate with the threat for state agencies, whichever they are in a state, could be the secretary of state or whatever, to protect our infrastructure, our critical infrastructure of elections."
On Wednesday, Pelosi was blasted for gloating and celebrating as she signed a resolution to transmit two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate for trial.
Speaker Pelosi drew criticism for signing the documents with gold commemorative pens - with her name on them - which she then handed out to Democrats as souvenirs to celebrate the occasion.