Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ripped Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the US Capitol Thursday; blasting her decision to hand-out souvenir pens after officially signing the Articles of Impeachment.
“House Democrats said over and over that they recognize the gravity of this action. Well nothing says seriousness and sobriety like handing out souvenirs as if this were a happy bill signing instead of the gravest process in our Constitution,” said McConnell.
Mitch McConnell criticizes Nancy Pelosi for giving the commemorative pens she used to sign impeachment articles to the impeachment managers and committee members: "Nothing says seriousness and sobriety like handing out souvenirs" https://t.co/H9n7JKbYS7 pic.twitter.com/60E8Jmyjbq
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“This final display nicely distilled the House’s entire partisan process into one perfect visual. It was a transparently partisan performance from beginning to end,” he added.
Watch Sen. McConnell’s comments above.