This article from June captures the key comments. Let’s take a look:
Sounds like “we need the smoking gun first,” to me, no?
Again, this means “we need the smoking gun in order to get a Senate conviction.”
Clearly, this means “we are going to keep investigating until we get the smoking gun, however long that takes.” Right?
This is Pelosi saying Trump is trying to force her hand with increasing lawlessness because he wants her to go without a smoking gun. But Nancy is not taking the bait. She’s going to get what she needs first!
Clear as a bell!
I repeat, THIS IS THE STRATEGY: