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Kevin McCarthy threatens to oust Nancy Pelosi if impeachment used in Supreme Court fight

Added 09-23-20 02:22:07pm EST - “House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy vowed Wednesday to retaliate if Democrats try to push an impeachment in order to delay a Supreme Court nomination, saying he would attempt to oust Speaker Nancy Pelosi.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “McCarthy threatens to oust Pelosi if impeachment used in Supreme Court fight”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy vowed Wednesday to retaliate if Democrats try to push an impeachment in order to delay a Supreme Court nomination, saying he would attempt to oust Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

“If she tries to move for an impeachment based upon the president following the Constitution. I think there’ll be a move on the floor to have her no longer — on the question of her being speaker,” Mr. McCarthy, California Republican, said at his weekly press conference.

The impeachment idea was floated among some Democrats since the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Mrs. Pelosi, California Democrat, did acknowledge it was an “arrow in our quiver” to push back against a Senate nomination process.

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However, there’s no real traction or appetite on Capitol Hill to kick-start another impeachment fight this close to the election.

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