On Episode 79 of War Room: Impeachment Stephen K. Bannon, Raheem Kassam, and Jason Miller discussed Speaker Nancy Pelosi weaponizing the Pledge of Allegiance for impeachment.
The Speaker of the House opened the impeachment debate as follows:
“My colleagues, this morning and every morning when we come together members rise and pledge allegiance to the flag. Everyday, all across America children in school, members of the military, officials, and those civically engaged also pledge allegiance to the flag. Let us recall what that pledge says: ‘I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.’”
“Here’s the thing with Speaker Pelosi,” Miller said. “Going back through the Pledge of Allegiance, something like that, and you stop and reread a line. There are just certain things I really feel it’s just disrespectful.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi opens the #Impeachment debate with the Pledge of Allegiance
“and to the republic for which it stands …” 🇺🇸pic.twitter.com/6TNPOYPTd2
— Christine Pelosi (@sfpelosi) December 18, 2019
“You don’t think she’s just trying to make a point and reemphasize why they’re trying to do it,” Bannon asked.
“But it’s the Pledge of Allegiance,” Miller asserted. “It really doesn’t sit well with me. How do you start pulling the Pledge of Allegiance to try to score political points? I think a lot of people out there listening are saying, ‘you know what, Speaker Pelosi, you have no right to go and pull in the Pledge of Allegiance and try to use that as some political tool to hit President Trump over the head and try to throw shade to him.’ This entire thing’s been really unconscionable.”