Nancy Pelosi said it is possible that Donald Trump could be indicted as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Speaking to NBC’s “Today” show, Pelosi said that Department of Justice guidelines that say a sitting president cannot be indicted are “not conclusive.” She said that it is an “open” legal discussion whether Trump could be indicted while still in office. Nancy Pelosi said there is a possibility that special counsel Robert Mueller could indict President Donald Trump while he’s still in office. Pelosi voiced the opinion in an NBC “Today” show interview broadcast on Thursday, hours before she is due to be confirmed as the speaker of the House of Representatives, a position she held from 2007-2011. She said that Department of Justice guidelines, which say that a sitting president should not be indicted, are not “conclusive.” When asked about the guidelines by “Today” co-host Savannah Guthrie, Pelosi said: ” I do not think that that is conclusive. No I do not.” Both Pelosi and Guthrie noted that the department guidelines are not the law. Pelosi was initially reluctant to comment on whether Trump could be indicted while he is still in office, but later said it is possible…. Read full this story
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