Watch: Pelosi’s Painful Attempt to Describe Beto’s “Signature Accomplishment”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fumbled throughout her answer after she was asked what presidential candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s “signature accomplishment” was while he served on Capitol Hill.
A reporter asked, “Beto O’Rourke announced today that he is running for president. What, in your view, was Beto O’Rourke’s signature accomplishment as a member of the House?”
The Speaker replied, “Beto brought vitality to Congress. When he came, he came as a real champion for the environment.”
She added, “He got a great deal of support from the environmental community in his district. He won a primary on that subject.”
The Blaze points out that “Pelosi went on to point out that O’Rourke was not just a member of the Armed Services Committee, but a strong member of the Armed Services Committee.”
“And, also, he was a member of the Armed Services Committee, a strong member of the Armed Services Committee, which is very important for his district,” Pelosi added. “In persevering our planet and protecting our people, they’re at least two areas in addition to his vitality in so many different ways.”
Nancy Pelosi was asked what Beto's "signature accomplishment" was in Congress.
She couldn't name anything specific.
Because he only passed one bill: naming a courthouse.pic.twitter.com/tRe2qaIDpA
— Michael Ahrens (@michaelahrens) March 14, 2019