WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn’t ready to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Pelosi told House Democrats on a conference call Friday, “The public isn’t there on impeachment.”READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: New Evacuation Orders For Lake Almanor Communities; Flames Threaten Greenville
She told them the case needs to be “as strong” as possible.Fourth Stimulus Check: Are We Any Closer To Another Relief Payment?
“If and when we act, people will know he gave us no choice,” Pelosi said, according to an aide granted anonymity to discuss the private call.
More than half the House Democrats support opening an impeachment inquiry. But Pelosi said the House must weigh its “responsibility to protect and defend the Constitution” with the need to be “unifying and not dividing.”MORE NEWS: San Francisco Library Reopening 11 Branches Over Next 2 Weeks
She also said she’s using a nightguard because it’s “very hard” not to grind her teeth “all night about what’s going on in the White House.”