PBS NewsHour

Why Pelosi is now calling Trump's Ukraine actions 'bribery'

Clip: 11/14/2019 | 4m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says President Trump committed bribery by conditioning military aid to Ukraine upon the Ukrainian government granting Trump “a favor” by investigating former Vice President Joe Biden. Pelosi's words are significant because the Constitution explicitly mentions bribery as grounds for impeachment. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss this language shift.

Aired: 11/14/19

Rating: NR

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