House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was interviewed by a fawning late-night host Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday night, in an interview where he called her a "warrior," asked her if she can start sending people like Attorney General William Barr to jail, and seemed to think no one knows what's in the Robert Mueller report.
Pelosi, for her part, said that President Donald Trump "wants" them to bring impeachment charges, because he thinks the Senate will clear him and that will get him off the hook for any potential criminal prosecution after he leaves office. She said that the only person who knows better than she does what he should be "held accountable for" is Trump himself.
Oh, and she worried that disadvantaged youths might find the Trump administration and its responses and actions with regard to the Mueller probe into collusion with Russia to be unfair or unjust compared to their own experiences.
Or, as she put it: "How do you explain that to kids in the hood?"
No really. She said that. And Kimmel responded by saying "that's why we need you to get in there and to take care of this, and do something to these guys!"
The audience ate that up.
In a strange assertion, Pelosi claimed that she had the opportunity to see the unredacted Mueller report, but that she declined because she doesn't want to see it if everyone else can't.
Kimmel, in a stranger assertion, said, "I hope the President didn't do anything."
"I hope that when they look through the Mueller report, you know, it is what he says it is," he continued. "But we haven't had a chance to see the Mueller report."
He prefaced it with "this may seem disingenuous" which was definitely true. It seems very like he wants to find out something terrible and put Trump and all who work with him in jail. He even said that a few seconds later, so...
Watch the entire interview below.