President Donald Trump sat down for a presser with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the United Nations General Assembly. The two have dominated news cycles this week because Trump urged Zelensky to investigate Trump's political rival, former Vice President and 2020 Presidential candidate Joe Biden.
In the joint press conference, Trump insisted that his conversation with Zelensky was to weed out corruption in Ukraine, and assured that Zelensky felt "no pressure" to act on his suggestion to investigate Biden.
He then made a questionable claim about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who launched an official impeachment inquiry against him on Tuesday afternoon.
Oh nothing, just the president of the United States announcing that Nancy Pelosi is no longer Speaker of the House. https://t.co/WnLkdPJ1Wg— Brian Tyler Cohen (@Brian Tyler Cohen) 1569437435.0
"She has lost her way. She has been taken over my the radical left. Nancy Pelosi, as far as I'm concerned, unfortunately, she's no longer the Speaker of the House."
As far as the American people are concerned, Pelosi is still very much the Speaker of the House.
Trump ends the press conference by saying Pelosi is no longer the Speaker of the House. Don't think that's the way it works.— Judd Legum (@Judd Legum) 1569436651.0
@LisaDNews Except she is; confirmed by the House of Representatives on January 2019.— Blake H. (@Blake H.) 1569436841.0
@LisaDNews @Jen64633551 😂 She's his worst nightmare.— 💙 Beto For VP 💙 (@💙 Beto For VP 💙) 1569437722.0
@briantylercohen Mr. President, you can’t fire Nancy. However, she and the House can fire You.— ⚜️Rob Anderson for Louisiana⚜️ (@⚜️Rob Anderson for Louisiana⚜️) 1569439615.0
People had questions.
@LisaDNews Does he think he can impeach her right back?— The Blue Flicker (@The Blue Flicker) 1569438410.0
Um so who does he think +is+ Speaker of the House and also WHAT https://t.co/cP5Mu6z4C2— Fiddler (@Fiddler) 1569440292.0
@LisaDNews does that mean he's taking this personally?— Laurie LeClair (@Laurie LeClair) 1569436984.0
@LisaDNews https://t.co/j8jHpXQs9P— David Wiebe (@David Wiebe) 1569444531.0
Pelosi has yet to respond, because she's likely busy...being Speaker of the House.
@briantylercohen https://t.co/wZMLBI0vtb— FatBottomedGrl (@FatBottomedGrl) 1569439111.0
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