April 29, 2016

House Minority Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who hasn't endorsed a Democratic candidate, praised Bernie Sanders and his campaign for their inspiring message and incredible campaign in her presser today and then the media veered her into Trump territory.

A reporter asked about Trump's recent comments, "Madame leader, do you have a response on Donald Trump's comments that Hillary Clinton is playing the women's card, woman's card?"

Pelosi laughed, "Let me clear about this, I don't know what card he's playing, the Joker's card? That doesn't even count in a deck of cards."

She hoped the level of debate on the issues would be elevated and that it's not about running on gender. Pelosi continued, "The winning message is, you should support me because I think I can do the best job and here is what I can do and I think that's what Hillary Clinton is presenting"

When asked again about Trump's women's card critique of Clinton she ended the presser by saying, " Oh, the women's card. I think Hillary Clinton is playing the experience card."

(h/t Talking Points Memo)

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