Did You Know...

   

Nancy Pelosi: I would have arrested Karl Rove but I’m not a loose cannon like Darrell Issa

Share
By Doug Powers  •  June 21, 2012 10:08 AM

**Written by Doug Powers

Because you can’t think “Nancy Pelosi” without thinking “responsible restraint of power”:

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attacked House Republicans for pursuing contempt of Congress charges against Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday.

“I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day,” Pelosi said on Wednesday, The Huffington Post reports. “I’m not kidding. There’s a prison here in the Capitol. If we had spotted him in the Capitol, we could have arrested him.”

“Oh, any number” of charges could have been brought against Rove, Pelosi said. “But there were some specific ones for his being in contempt of Congress.”
[...]
Pelosi attacked House oversight committee Chairman Darrell Issa too. “‘Loose cannon’ would sort of be like such a compliment to Darrell Issa,” Pelosi said. “‘Loose cannon’ would be a moderate phrase. This is an explosive device. It doesn’t serve our country, and it undermines the true purpose of contempt of Congress.”

“That’s why I didn’t arrest Karl Rove when I had the chance,” Pelosi added.

Members of the House can take it upon themselves to arrest the president’s advisers? I can’t imagine Pelosi having that unilateral authority without using it.

Rove later pointed out that a resolution passed by the entire House would have been required for then-Speaker Pelosi to legally make an arrest. Also, according to a CNN report from 2008, there is no “prison” in the Capitol. There is, however, the possibility that Pelosi maintains a top secret detention facility in her office.

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:

But remember, the border is secure!

October 26, 2014 12:21 PM by Doug Powers

border

No laughing matter

The Hunter Biden Chronicles

October 22, 2014 12:36 AM by Michelle Malkin

Paging Sheriff Joe! Company co-owned by husband of Sen. Kay Hagan allegedly kept unspent stimulus money

October 14, 2014 10:35 AM by Doug Powers

stimulus1

“For working families and not for special interests”

Paging Eric ‘vote fraud doesn’t exist’ Holder

September 30, 2014 10:44 AM by Doug Powers

holder

This never happened


Categories: Corruption, Democrats, Eric Holder, Feature Story

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook