Pelosi: The Trump Administration is an ‘Existential Threat’ to Our Democracy

Tuesday at the “Time 100 Summit” during a question-and-answer session in New York City, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Donald Trump’s administration was “an existential threat” to our democracy.

Pelosi said, “We now see the administration engaged in stonewalling of the facts coming to the American people. They want to sue the Oversight Committee, Elijah Cummings, for making a request for testimony. They want to obstruct any subpoenas that come down for information. So this is a moment in our history.

She added, “It’s not about politics, it’s about patriotism. It’s an existential threat, this administration, to our democracy, in terms of our Constitution. Article One the legislative branch spelled out in the Constitution, the power of oversight over other branches of government. The right to know

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