Nancy Pelosi defended her decision to abruptly tear President Trump’s speech in half following the State of the Union Address Tuesday night; bizarrely calling her actions the “courteous thing to do.”
“Why did you rip the speech up Madam Speaker?” asked one reporter as Pelosi exited the annual event.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on why she ripped up President Trump’s speech: “Because it was the courteous thing to do considering the alternatives.” pic.twitter.com/nYTjAZAwGo
— Jason Donner (@jason_donner) February 5, 2020
“Because it was the courteous thing to do considering the alternatives,” said Pelosi.
Watch Pelosi’s comments above.