Nancy Pelosi Won't Rule Out Impeachment To Block A Trump Supreme Court Nominee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks with reporters during her weekly news conference on September 18, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't rule out impeachment proceedings to block a Trump Supreme Court nominee from replacing the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. On Sunday, Pelosi appeared on ABC's "This Week," to speak with George Stephanopoulos about Ginsburg and the Supreme Court nomination process. When asked what tools Pelosi and House Democrats would employ to stop a Supreme Court nomination, she said "we have our options." Though she doesn't have a vote in the Senate process for confirming Supreme Court nominations, Pelosi's comments represent an escalation of the judicial wars that will only intensify on Capitol Hill going forward. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday wouldn't rule out impeachment proceedings to prevent President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee from being confirmed to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg.On ABC's "This Week," George Stephanopoulos described a possible scenario in which a Trump nominee could be pushed through a lame-duck session after the November 3 election even if Democratic nominee Joe Biden won the presidency and Democrats captured control of the US Senate.

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