She called the President the “deflector in chief” before choosing to deflect herself when Tapper began asking her about her sit-downs with the Russian ambassador. She also deigned to imply that President Trump was acting as an authoritarian when he chose to defend himself from the liberals’ scurrilous attacks that he was somehow an agent of the Russian government. Apparently, in Nancy Pelosi’s world, whenever liberals attack your character, say you’re unfit for office, or imply that you may be a criminal usurper… you should just sit quietly and take it.
You can read/hear her commentary below:
Well, the president, you know, is the deflector in chief, anything to change the subject from where the heat is.
And, as one who has been engaged in intelligence, a member of the Gang of Eight, for a long time, I can tell that it’s just ridiculous for the president, President Trump, to say that President Obama would ever order any wiretap of an American citizen, any president.
That’s just not — we don’t do that. And, so, this is — it’s called a wrap-up smear. You make up something. Then you have the press write about it. And then you say, everybody is writing about this charge.
It’s a tool of an authoritarian, to just have you always be talking about what you want them to be talking about. Rather than Russia, we’re talking about, did President Obama do thus and so?
He certainly did not. And then to take it to the Congress and say, now you investigate this, when he’s been in — not in favor of Congress investigating anything, including what does the — what do the Russians have on Donald Trump politically, financially or personally, that — that’s the truth we want to know.
You can see the entire interview here:
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