House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said that information in President Donald Trump’s tax returns could pose a national security problem for the U.S. as long as he was president.
“I do know that if there is a review of somebody if they’re going to be federally appointed to a job or whatever, if they have outstanding debt, that is an important factor, because that means somebody else has leverage over them,” Pelosi said to MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell.
“This president appears to have over $400 million in debt, $420 million, whatever it is, million dollars in debt,” she continued. “To whom? Different countries? What is the leverage they have? So for me, this is a national security question.”
“The question is what does Putin have on the president politically, personally, financially in every way that the president would try to undermine our commitment to NATO, give away the store to Russia, and Syria, try to cast blame on Ukraine for interfering in our elections when he knows full well with the consensus from the intelligence community that it is Russia. The list goes on and on,” the speaker accused.
She lost me at “whatever it is”: she’s speculating based on a report Trump’s lawyers say is false, and once again, as always with Trump, it will all amount to nothing but liberal lies.
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