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Pelosi Says ‘No Debates’, Implores Biden Not to ‘Legitimize’ President Trump

What a strange election this has been.

From the very start of President Trump’s political career, there has been a sustained effort by the left to label him as some sort of usurper in Washington.  They see him as an unwelcome anomaly, coming to snatch away their cushy and comfortable way of life, and they’ve consistently pitted his own outsider status against him.

They first attempted to convince the nation that Trump wasn’t elected fairly; that his inauguration was the result of a Kremlin-backed plot.  When this narrative went up in flames at the conclusion of the Mueller investigation, Trump’s political opponents then took to impeaching him over rumors of what was said in a phone conversation with the President of Ukraine.

This, too, was a moot gesture and the President was soon acquitted in the Senate.

Now, with Trump’s reelection just a few scant weeks away from becoming a reality, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden not to debate the sitting President for fear that the event would “legitimize” Trump’s message.

“I don’t think that there should be any debates,” Pelosi said out of the blue at a news conference at the Capitol, saying she doesn’t want the debates to be “an exercise in skullduggery.”

“I wouldn’t legitimize a conversation with him, nor a debate in terms of the presidency of the United States. Now I know that the Biden campaign thinks in a different way about this.”

Pelosi is the latest high-profile Democrat to offer a major piece of advice to the former vice president. Earlier this week, former 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton said Biden shouldn’t concede the race under any circumstances.

Of course, many on Twitter were wondering if this wasn’t just a ruse to keep Biden himself from sputtering pure gibberish on national television with only weeks left until the debates.

 

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