Property Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi mentioned that President Trump will have no constructive achievements to point to when he provides his initial address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.
"He has nothing to show for it but fear in just about every way," Pelosi told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos Sunday on "This Week." "To people who are sick -- fear, to folks who are immigrants -- worry, to people who are concerned about the greed on Wall Street -- taking us back to where we had been."
Pelosi also stated she does not think Republicans will be in a position to repeal and replace the Economical Care Act, President Obama's signature well being care law, as quite a few in the GOP have promised.
"How can they do it?" she stated. "They do not have the votes."
"They've been baying at the moon that they had a improved concept" than the wellness care act identified as Obamacare, the Democratic leader stated of Republicans. "They've come up with absolutely nothing ... They don't have a replacement. What they have put forth and outlined will price far more to shoppers. It will cover fewer individuals. It will give tax breaks to the wealthiest men and women."
The Democratic Party's response to the President Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday will be delivered by former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer stated Beshear's perform in Kentucky is "proof optimistic that the Inexpensive Care Act operates," indicating he was selected to counter Republican's plans to repeal and replace the law. In addition, Nevada immigration activist and "dreamer" Astrid Silva will give the Democrats' Spanish-language response.
Stephanopoulos also asked Pelosi her view on whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from overseeing the FBI and Justice Department's investigation of Russia's alleged interference in the presidential election.
A top GOP member of Congress, Rep. Darrell Issa of California, stated on Bill Maher's show, "Genuine Time," on Friday that a unique prosecutor is required.
"You can't have somebody -- a friend of mine, Jeff Sessions -- who was on the [Trump] campaign and who is an appointee," Issa told Maher. "You are going to need to use the unique prosecutor's statute and workplace."
Pelosi told Stephanopoulos, "The attorney general ought to recuse himself ... You have observed a flurry of activities that are completely inappropriate -- encouraging lawmakers, encouraging intelligence officials to say that some thing is a single way or an additional [about the Russia probe]. Let's have the investigation and obtain out the truth."
The California Democrat was referring to news that White Home employees spoke to each the FBI and the leaders of the Home and Senate intelligence committees about rebutting reports that Trump associates had speak to with Russian officials throughout the presidential campaign.
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