If this were a just world this bitch would be in federal prison

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    Remember when Nancy Pelosi said she she was willing to do anything to get Obamacare passed? Here’s a refresher:


    You go through the gate. If the gate’s closed, you go over the fence. If the fence is too high, we’ll pole vault in. If that doesn't work, we’ll parachute in. But we’re going to get health care reform passed for the American people.

    Well, it could be that same approach to fundraising that now has her in hot water. According to CNN, the House Minority Leader may have broken the law when she solicited donations during a speech in the Capitol building.

    CNN explains:


    At a Capitol Hill press conference Thursday, Pelosi was making the case for campaign finance reform and said Democrats will disclose donors to their political groups, even when the law doesn't require it.

    During her comments, she said “by the way we’re asking people to contribute to us if they want to elect more reformers to Congress so we can do away with super PACs – we can do away with secret contributions.”

    So what’s so odd about that statement? Well, the part where she says “we’re asking people to contribute” while standing inside the U.S. Capitol is. That’s because, as CNN notes, “The law prohibits any kind of fundraising on federal grounds.”

    A Pelosi spokesman, Drew Hammil, denied any wrongdoing.

    The comment was very clearly referring to our efforts to disclose, reform and amend,” he told CNN. “Reporters have repeatedly asked the Leader how to square fundraising and reform policy so that’s why she said we have to raise money to elect more reformers. That is her pitch to supporters.”

    In 1997, the Clinton administration (and Al Gore) faced a probe over whether he solicited donations by making campaign phone calls from the Oval Office. The law that forbids such conduct is called the Pendleton Act.
     
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    Christ Almighty. This bullshit feeds into the "anonymous corporations buying elections" lying meme.

    The law already requires disclosure. She counts on her rubes not knowing that.


    "Secret contributions". This is a willful lie.



    If the quote is accurate, she certainly was soliciting campaign donations.
     
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    Maybe a House Ethics witch hunt (pun intended) is in order.
     
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    'Culture of Corruption.' And that skank is the worst of the worst. She's a disgrace.
     
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    she should be ousted!

     
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    I can't help but think that ONE day she will be big news...you can only get away with screwing everyone for so long! That is going to be a big day!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Since she's from the People's Republik of Kalifornia, she'll DIE in office, unless she decides to retire. Either one is fine with me. The sooner, the better.
     
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    What a STOOPID op. Nancy Pelosi is what our politics SHOULD be all about but instead, many of those in office refuse to work for their constituents because they're already employed by the 1%.

    We all need to be very grateful that our Orange Golf Pro is so ineffective that he cannot do anywhere near the damage he wants to. WHY does Boehner need to consult with a radio talk show entertainer? WHY does he call lushbo for help? WHY can't he function in his job?

    Bring back the REAL Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
     
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    She is a corrupt, amoral traitor... and by traitor, I mean as defined by the US Constitution.
     
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