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"I will make sure he does not intimidate reporting," Pelosi said in an interview with CBS, broadcast on Face The Nation on Sunday morning. "I told the president you were in my wheelchair when you came after the alert."
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Earlier this month, he called on the media to disseminate the identity of whistleblowers. The figure's attorneys sent a letter of truce to the White House just days later asking Trump to stop attacking their client.
Pelosi in an interview with CBS emphasized the importance of lawmakers protecting the identity of whistleblowers.
"This is really important, especially when it comes to the intelligence that someone who would be bold enough to point out the truth of power and then, through a Trump filter, appoint an inspector general to find him an emergency concern and then he has taken the next steps, "she said, adding that Trump would have every opportunity to present his case against the background of the investigation.
"The president can come right in front of the committee and speak, speak all the truth he wants, if he wants," Pelosi continued, citing complaints from Trump and some Republicans that the impeachment process had been unfair. "He has every opportunity to present his case."
Pelosi also claims that Trump's alleged crimes are worse than former President Richard Nixon, who resigned before the House votes on impeachment.
"It's really a sad thing. I want to say that what the president did was much worse than even what Richard Nixon did," she said, echoing comments she made last week.
The House impeachment investigation focuses on allegations that Trump is urging Ukraine to launch political investigations and that he uses millions of dollars in military assistance as a lever in negotiations.
The House Intelligence Committee last week heard public deposits from three current and former administration officials as part of the study.