Pelosi confuses Article II with Second Amendment in criticism of Trump

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi intended to fling one of her routine barbs at President Trump over remarks he made referencing Article II of the Constitution but stumbled and called it the Second Amendment instead.

When asked if she would support House committee chairmen sending subpoenas for former White House national security adviser John Bolton to testify, the California Democrat replied that Trump should be held to oversight.

“Our purpose in all of this, in addition to holding him accountable, so he stops doing what he’s doing and no future president thinks she or he could have liberty to take us away from a republic if you can keep it to a Second Amendment enables me to do whatever I want — no. That’s not what our Constitution is about,” Pelosi said at her weekly press conference on Thursday after suggesting that Trump was drugged up.

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