Following today’s big public showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi(D-CA) addressed whether things got more productive behind the scenes.
Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) clashed with the President in front of the cameras earlier regarding a potential shutdown.
Afterwards, Pelosi brought up questions like “why do we not want transparency in this discussion?” and gave this answer:
“We don’t want to contradict the President when he is putting forth figures that have no reality, no basis in fact. We have to… have evidence-based, factual, truthful information about what works and what doesn’t. I didn’t want to in front of those people say, ‘You don’t know what you’re talking about.’”
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