Trump falsely claims Pelosi committed a crime by ripping up his speech

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she tore apart Trump's State of the Union speech because 'it was a manifesto of mistruth.'

From a Feb. 7 appearance on the White House lawn:

DONALD TRUMP: Well, I thought it was a terrible thing when she ripped up the speech. First of all it's an official document, you're not allowed, it's illegal what she did. She broke the law.

 

But I haven't been asked a question other than a lot of people that viewed it, they couldn't believe that she did it. I thought it was terrible, I thought it was very disrespectful to the chamber and to the country.

Trump then argued that his impeachment should be "expunged" by Congress, which is not a process available in U.S. law. Trump will remain the third president impeached in American history no matter which party controls Congress.

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Trump also told reporters that votes from the Iowa caucuses were "fried," adding, "I think they fried their votes on computer."

Published with permission of The American Independent Foundation.