Pelosi on Comey com­ments: ‘I never said he should be fired’

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS - — Doug Ernst

House Mi­nor­ity Leader Nancy Pelosi said Mon­day that past com­ments about ex-FBI Direc­tor James B. Comey pos­si­bly be­com­ing a pro­fes­sional “ca­su­alty” for “dou­ble stan­dards” were never calls for his ouster.

ABC’s “The View” in­vited Ms. Pelosi to dis­cuss Pres­i­dent Trump, but soon found her­self cor­rect­ing host Sunny Hostin’s take on her past rhetoric.

“Con­gress­woman, you your­self said that you thought that Comey’s be­hav­ior was in­ap­pro­pri­ate, his ac­tions were in­ap­pro­pri­ate, and that he should be fired,” Ms. Hostin told the Cal­i­for­nia Demo­crat.

“I never said he should be fired,” the con­gress­woman shot back.

“What I said was when he — what he did as far as Hil­lary Clin­ton was con­cerned — was he couldn’t take the heat for it.”

“You said he was maybe not in the right job,” replied the host, The Wash­ing­ton Free Bea­con re­ported.

“He wasn’t in a job that he couldn’t take the heat for it,” Ms. Pelosi said.

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