Matt Gaetz files ethics complaint against Nancy Pelosi for State of the Union tantrum\

A Republican lawmaker asked for a criminal referral against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday over the California Democrat’s ripping her copy of President Trump’s State of the Union speech.

“I’m filing an ethics complaint against @SpeakerPelosi for destroying @realDonaldTrump’s State of the Union speech,” Rep. Matt Gaetz, Florida Republican, wrote on Twitter.

Rep. Matt Gaetz

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BREAKING: I’m filing an ethics complaint against @SpeakerPelosi for destroying @realDonaldTrump’s State of the Union speech.

Her conduct was beneath the dignity of the House, and a potential violation of law (18 USC 2071).

Nobody is above the law. She must be held accountable.

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Mr. Gaetz, one of Mr. Trump’s most outspoken supporters, called Mrs. Pelosi’s theatrical gesture “beneath the dignity of the House, and a potential violation of law (18 USC 2071).”

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