I’ve contended for a long time that Nancy Pelosi is so entrenched in California-style extreme left socialist politics that she has no concept of reality nor does she care about America or the American people.
Remember a decade ago when she announced that they had to pass the Affordable Care Act in order to find out what was in it?
She new full well what was in it, including the 20 hidden tax increases and socialist healthcare program.
During the recent government shutdown, Pelosi regularly blamed President Trump for the problems facing 800,000 federal workers, even though Trump did offer compromises that Pelosi rejected.
Now, Pelosi is taking credit for the shutdown and her victory, albeit temporary, over Trump.
Breitbart – Pelosi Explains Her Shutdown Strategy: ‘Start with Feather Then You Move to Sledgehammer’ – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) celebrated the end of the partial government shutdown on Friday by sitting down with leftist media commentators and bragging about manipulating President Donald Trump into agreeing on a temporary reopening to allow negotiations over a border wall to take place.
The Daily Beast praised Pelosi — including referring to a CNN story that referred to her as “Queen Pelosi” — in its reporting for refusing to allow him to deliver the State of the Union speech on the House floor and saying, “no” repeatedly to his request for $5.7 billion in funding for the wall, saying:
Not many politicians have gone up against Trump and emerged victorious, with their dignity intact. How did she do it? “First you start with a feather,” she said, “then you move to a sledgehammer.” In her telling, when she first told the president he couldn’t give his SOTU while the government was closed, he said he was coming. She rebuffed him a second time, and he said he was coming anyway. Then she said, “please don’t,” telling him the House that she controls would not vote on a “concurrent resolution” to formally invite him…
After weeks of condemning Trump for financial struggles of federal workers who lost 5 weeks of pay, Democrats and the mainstream media are praising Pelosi for her blind stubbornness that resulted in the government shutdown.
It’s obvious by what Pelosi and others are saying that they really didn’t and still don’t care about the federal workers who are worried that in three weeks, they will go through the same ordeal.
My advice to Trump is to put an offer on the table that includes the full funding of the border wall and if Pelosi rejects it, Trump should go nuclear and declare a national emergency and use the military and military funding to build the wall.
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