Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, has expressed strong criticism of recent House hearings led by Republicans, labeling them as a “farce,” and specifically taking issue with the focus on Hunter Biden and the testimony given by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
In an interview with CNN‘s Dana Bash on State of the Union this Sunday, Pelosi stated, “Republicans have turned the hearings into a mockery.”
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who is a Democratic presidential candidate for 2024, was a witness last week during an intense hearing on alleged governmental censorship. He refuted accusations of racism and anti-semitism, accusing Democrats of trying to silence him.
Pelosi was also critical of a hearing that featured whistleblowers from the IRS who claimed that the Department of Justice’s investigation into Hunter Biden was politically motivated. She took issue with the display of explicit images purportedly showing the President’s son during the hearing.
Pelosi argued that the whistleblowers “didn’t have an adequate opportunity to express their views” due to the way the hearing was conducted.
Moreover, Pelosi expressed scorn over Republicans’ recent speculation about House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, possibly proposing a vote to erase former President Donald Trump’s impeachments from the House records.
She stated, “Kevin is engaging in political maneuvers. It’s even questionable whether he has the constitutional authority to wipe clean those records.” She further added, “If he wishes to put his members in a difficult position, especially those facing challenging campaigns, he must live with that decision. However, this approach lacks responsibility… these individuals appear desperate.”