Nancy Pelosi tears into reporter who asked if she hates President Trump: ‘Don’t mess with me when it comes to words like that’

‘I was raised in a Catholic house, and we don’t hate anybody. Not anybody in the world. So don’t you accuse me.’

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was exiting her weekly press conference Thursday — which focused on the House drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — reporter James Rosen stopped Pelosi in her tracks.

How did Pelosi respond?

With that, an angry Pelosi stopped, turned, pointed her finger at Rosen, and walked toward him as cameras furiously snapped.

“I don’t hate anybody,” Pelosi said sharply. “I was raised in a Catholic house, and we don’t hate anybody. Not anybody in the world. So don’t you accuse me.”

“I did not accuse you, I asked a question,” Rosen replied while Pelosi shot back, “You did. You did.”

Rosen went on to explain that U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) of the House Judiciary Committee “suggested yesterday that the Democrats are doing this simply because they don’t like the guy. I think it is an important point.”

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.