Gerry Connolly

Pelosi accuses Trump of a cover-up but tamps down impeachment talk

Pelosi accuses Trump of a cover-up but tamps down impeachment talk

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic leaders on Wednesday tried to tamp down the brewing fervor among rank-and-file lawmakers to move more aggressively toward trying to impeach President Trump, even as she accused the president of engaging in a “cover-up.”

Pelosi (D-San Francisco) convened a closed-door meeting of her House Democratic members Wednesday morning in the basement of the Capitol to walk through the series of investigations and court cases Democrats have launched against the White House,

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