Posted by on January 4, 2019 11:47 am
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reiterated on Friday that she views impeachment as a “divisive” issue, but partly defended newly elected Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s (D-MI) Thursday evening remark that “We’re gonna go in there and impeach the motherfucker.”

Speaking with MSNBC host Joy Reid, Pelosi was adamant that she is not in the business of policing the language of her colleagues. Furthermore, she noted, the president himself has used far worse language.

“I probably have a generational reaction to [Tlaib’s comment],” Pelosi said in the MSNBC interview set to air Friday night. “I’m not in the censorship business,” she said. “I don’t like that language, I wouldn’t use that language, but I wouldn’t establish language standards for my colleagues.”

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