JM Rieger @RiegerReport Video Editor, The Washington Post • [email protected] Jun. 06, 2019 1 min read

“Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump ‘in prison’ as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings.”  https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/05/pelosi-impeachment-1355435 

“Nadler pressed Pelosi to allow his committee to launch an impeachment inquiry against Trump — the second such request he’s made in recent weeks only to be rebuffed by the California Democrat and other senior leaders.”  https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/05/pelosi-impeachment-1355435 

59 House Democrats support opening at least an impeachment inquiry into President Trump according to the latest Washington Post whip count.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/politics/impeachment-support-house-democrats/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d4f35410b8e5 

WaPo confirms Politico report:

"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told several high-ranking colleagues Tuesday night that she wants to see President Trump 'in prison' but does not want to impeach him, according to two officials familiar with the conversation.”

 https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/pelosi-tells-colleagues-she-wants-to-see-trump-in-prison-not-impeached/2019/06/06/afaf004a-8856-11e9-a491-25df61c78dc4_story.html?utm_term=.09eea01d3647 

PELOSI asked by @maureendowd whether she said she doesn’t want TRUMP impeached, she wants him in prison:

“I didn’t exactly say that.”

 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/06/opinion/sunday/nancy-pelosi-pride-parade.html 

Latest Washington Post whip count:

- 83 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump
- 15 of 24 House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee want to open an inquiry

 https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/politics/impeachment-support-house-democrats/?utm_term=.879d47e644a5 

New Washington Post-ABC News poll:

59 percent of Americans say the House should not begin impeachment proceedings, a 3-point increase from April.

46 percent strongly oppose impeachment proceedings.

61 percent of Democrats support impeaching Trump.

 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/aided-by-a-strong-economy-trump-approval-rises-but-a-majority-also-see-him-as-unpresidential/2019/07/04/c9c42c54-9d9f-11e9-b27f-ed2942f73d70_story.html?utm_term=.177fd5843064&wpisrc=al_news__alert-politics--alert-national&wpmk=1 


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