House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed during a press conference Thursday that congressional Democrats are some of the smartest and most moral people in the world.
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) January 20, 2022
“Under this roof, figuratively or actually, is the greatest collection of intellect, integrity and imagination for doing the right thing for the American people,'” said Pelosi, a California Democrat.
- “I have great confidence in the integrity of my members. They are remarkable. So when people talk about, ‘Well, somebody might do this and somebody —’ … I trust our members.”
At a time of historically low trust in major U.S institutions, a Gallup poll last summer found that Americans have the least faith in Congress — with the TV news coming in a close second-to-last.
Eric Swalwell appears to drop a massive fart during live on television
Turn the sound on, this is real pic.twitter.com/DyElNSwYog
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) November 19, 2019