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Pelosi cautions against impeachment of Trump

Nancy Pelosi.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stopped short on Friday of endorsing some of her younger colleagues' calls for impeachment of President Trump, saying it's a "very divisive approach" that shouldn't be taken "without the facts," NBC News reports.

The big picture: In a speech to supporters Thursday night, freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said, in reference to Trump, that Democrats are "gonna go in there and we’re gonna impeach the mother***er.” Pelosi told NBC she doesn't "like that language," but that it's "nothing worse that the president has said" and that she will not censor her colleagues.

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