Trump: Pelosi Should Have Impeached Bush
Financial legend Donald Trump, in an interview by CNNâ€™s Wolf Blitzer on the Oct. 15 â€śThe Situation Room,â€ť expressed his disappointment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi didnâ€™t move to impeach President George W. Bush.
â€ś[I] was surprised that she didnâ€™t do more in terms of Bush and going after Bush,â€ť Trump said. â€śIt was almost â€“ it just seemed like she was going to really look to impeach Bush and get him out of office â€“ which personally I think would have been a wonderful thing.â€ť
Trump said Bushâ€™s handling of the
But this isnâ€™t necessarily a case of partisan politics since Trump is siding with the Republican presidential candidate this election. On CNNâ€™s Sept. 17 â€śLarry King Live,â€ť Trump endorsed Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain,
â€śWell, I think that if you look at experience and if you look at lots of other factors,â€ť Trump said on CNNâ€™s Sept. 30 â€śAmerican Morning.â€ť â€śBut I also happen to know him, heâ€™s a brilliant guy, heâ€™s a tough guy, heâ€™s 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 â€“ and they donâ€™t even have to go over, frankly â€“ and explain exactly whatâ€™s 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.â€ť
During the Blitzer interview, Trump also pledged his support for GOP vice presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin â€“ who he said would be strong on economic issues.
â€śI can only go by the people of
He told Blitzer he met Palin at a fundraiser for McCain in
â€śI met her recently â€“ I was very impressed with her,â€ť Trump said. â€śThe 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.
â€śI mentioned that as a possibility two years ago on your show,â€ť Trump said. â€śI donâ€™t think so, but certainly itâ€™s not good times.â€ť