Nancy Pelosi: Republicans Being ‘Sanctimonious’ About Colleague Getting Shot by Partisan

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on June 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Pelosi fielded questions about the congressional baseball shooting and healthcare. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
When asked about negative discourse playing a role in the shooting of Republicans practicing for a congressional charity baseball game, which critically injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Republicans began the current level of coarse political rhetoric attacking President Bill Clinton in the 1990s.