How Nancy Pelosi’s Long Game Led to Trump’s Indictment

August 07, 2023

Ultimately, however, you cannot tell the story of Trump’s historic indictment without Nancy Pelosi. She authorized the third-ever impeachment of an American president after Trump’s effort to shake down Ukraine’s president to get dirt on Joe Biden. As Trump’s supporters began to approach the Capitol on January 6, Pelosi said that if Trump joined them, “I’m going to punch him out. “He went around to members and said, ‘Do me a personal favor and do not vote for this,’” Pelosi told me. “I did want them to pay attention, and I hope that we got their attention,” Pelosi told me.