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Pelosi emerges as Trump’s most powerful political adversary with impeachment

In December 2018, President Trump mocked Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s leadership skills in an Oval Office meeting, suggesting she needed help to secure enough votes to become the House speaker.

The California Democrat sent a warning shot that set the table for their relationship going forward. “Mr. President,” Pelosi interjected. “Please don’t characterize the strength that I bring to this meeting.”

  • Paul Kane
  • The Washington Post

Over the next year, Pelosi firmly established herself as the president’s most powerful political adversary, winning a showdown with him in January on the budget and …

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