Trump: Pelosi Should Have Impeached Bush
Financial legend Donald Trump, in an interview by CNN‚Äôs Wolf Blitzer on the Oct. 15 ‚ÄúThe Situation Room,‚ÄĚ expressed his disappointment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi didn‚Äôt move to impeach President George W. Bush.
‚Äú[I] was surprised that she didn‚Äôt do more in terms of Bush and going after Bush,‚ÄĚ Trump said. ‚ÄúIt was almost ‚Äď it just seemed like she was going to really look to impeach Bush and get him out of office ‚Äď which personally I think would have been a wonderful thing.‚ÄĚ
Trump said Bush‚Äôs handling of the
But this isn‚Äôt necessarily a case of partisan politics since Trump is siding with the Republican presidential candidate this election. On CNN‚Äôs Sept. 17 ‚ÄúLarry King Live,‚ÄĚ Trump endorsed Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain,
‚ÄúWell, I think that if you look at experience and if you look at lots of other factors,‚ÄĚ Trump said on CNN‚Äôs Sept. 30 ‚ÄúAmerican Morning.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúBut I also happen to know him, he‚Äôs a brilliant guy, he‚Äôs a tough guy, he‚Äôs a strong guy and we need that. In particular, we need that with respect to OPEC. We need somebody to go over to OPEC and explain ‚Äď and they don‚Äôt even have to go over, frankly ‚Äď and explain exactly what‚Äôs going on. You know, if you have a store and I have a store and we set prices and we fix prices, I will tell you that we all get put in jail.‚ÄĚ
During the Blitzer interview, Trump also pledged his support for GOP vice presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin ‚Äď who he said would be strong on economic issues.
‚ÄúI can only go by the people of
He told Blitzer he met Palin at a fundraiser for McCain in
‚ÄúI met her recently ‚Äď I was very impressed with her,‚ÄĚ Trump said. ‚ÄúThe people of
Trump, who once forecasted an economic Depression on Blitzer, admitted he was wrong and ruled out an economic Depression, although he made the prediction two years ago.
‚ÄúI mentioned that as a possibility two years ago on your show,‚ÄĚ Trump said. ‚ÄúI don‚Äôt think so, but certainly it‚Äôs not good times.‚ÄĚ