House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get away with murder' of George Floyd


 Nancy Pelosi asserted in an interview Tuesday that Republicans are "trying to get away with murder, actually -- the murder of George Floyd" -- marking a dramatic escalation in rhetoric as the Democrat-controlled House prepares to pass its police reform package.
Pelosi, D-Calif., speaking to CBS News Radio correspondent Steve Futterman, said Senate Republicans' reform proposals in the wake of Floyd's in-custody death in Minneapolis were "unsalvageable" and won't make "any difference."
Specifically, Pelosi said Democrats want a total ban on chokeholds, which Attorney General William Barr has also suggested he would support. But, Pelosi said, some Republicans are waffling on the issue.
"For something to happen, they're going to have to face the realities of police brutalities, the realities of the need for justice in policing, and the recognition that there's many good people in law enforcement, but not all. And that we have to address those concerns," she said.
"So, when they admit that, and have some suggestions that are worthy of consideration -- but so far they were trying to get away with murder, actually -- the murder of George Floyd," Pelosi continued.
In a shameful attempt to justify why Democrats won’t be supporting Republican legislation on police reform, Pelosi says that Republicans are “trying to get away with murder, actually, the murder of George Floyd”.
Pelosi simply doesn’t want to support this Republican legislation because all she can think about is the 2020 election, and the last thing she wants is for Republicans to be able to say they led in a bipartisan way on police reform. She doesn’t want Republicans to be able to own the moment because she knows it could have big repercussions in November. It’s all about politics with her. But in order to try and hide that she uses abominable language such as this.
CNN asked Rep. Pramila Jayapal, another despicable Democrat, about this audio and she defended Pelosi’s statement by saying that Republicans are only putting out half measures and therefore are “absolutely letting people get away with murder”:
Notice that Jayapal tweaked the language a bit, saying Republicans are “letting people get away with murder” rather than they are “trying to get away with murder,” as Pelosi said. Both are completely absurd, but I think this slight rewording just goes to show you how despicable Pelosi’s comments were, such that even her fellow comrades have trouble saying them exactly as she did.
MSNBC confronted Pelosi about her despicable statement, saying that Republicans were demanding that she apologize. Of course she refused, but watch to the end:



When Pelosi was asked if Senator Tim Scott was working in good faith, Pelosi replied “I’m talking about Mitch McConnell! I’m talking about Mitch McConnell!” Of course she is, because she doesn’t want it to look like she’s attacking the one black Republican who actually wrote the bill, one who has admitted that he’s been targeted by police due to the color of his skin. So she switches it to Mitch McConnell because Democrats loathe him and he’s white. Amazing.

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