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Pelosi was ready to ‘punch’ Trump

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The US House speaker is shown vowing to attack the ex-president if he entered.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi threatened to use physical violence against former President Donald Trump if he appeared at Capitol Hill during the January 6 riots in Washington, DC, according to a previously undisclosed video released by CNN on Thursday.

The video, which was captured by Alexandra Pelosi, the house speaker’s daughter, appears to show a tense exchange between members of her staff that took place in her congressional office.

According to the footage, Pelosi was closely following Trump’s speech in the Ellipse, a park located about two miles off Capitol Hill. During the rally, Trump promised his backers that he would walk down with them to the Capitol to protest against the certification of electoral college votes to formalize the victory of then-President-elect Joe Biden.

In the video, Terri McCullough, Pelosi’s chief of staff, tells her boss that the Secret Service had “dissuaded [Trump] from coming to Capitol Hill,” citing lack of resources to protect him there. “So at the moment, he is not coming, but that could change,” she stressed.

“I hope he comes, I’m going to punch him out,” Pelosi replied. “I’ve been waiting for this, for trespassing on the Capitol grounds.” The house speaker admitted she could “go to jail” for this attack, a consequence she said she would be “happy” to accept.

Ultimately, however, the former president never appeared at the Capitol.

The video was released on Thursday as the House January 6 committee, which is in charge of investigating the attack, unanimously voted to subpoena Donald Trump to provide documents and testimony under oath on the matter. Should the former president fail to comply, he may face up to 12 months in jail.

A long-time critic of the investigation into the Capitol attack, Trump told Truth Social, owned by Trump Media & Technology Group, the committee is a “total ‘BUST’ that has only served to further divide our Country” and criticized it for waiting so long to issue a subpoena.

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  1. Amazing coinky dink that Pelosi’s daughter, a professional film maker, just happened to be there with a camera crew as it all happened.

    Definitely doesn’t strengthen the CoNSpiRacY tHeOry that it was all a giant staged setup ????

    Also, from recent CNN reporting I’m given to understand Trump has the proclivity to go Incredible Hulk and overpower 6 secret service agents and break through bullet proof glass to commandeer presidential limousines. If I were Pelosi, I might steer clear of insulting Marvel super villains that way.

  2. This bravado comes formt he same woeman among a pile of dumbocrats who claimed they were terrified of the mob.

    If there is a person more full of BS than Pelosi, I would love to know who that person is.

    • ???????????? I agree that whizzened hand wouldn’t have the strength to pull the skin off a rice pudding ???? like they say there’s no fool like an old fool ???? Yep you smash him granny pelosi ????

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