Pelosi criticizes Luke Russert for question about age
Was the inquiry discriminatory?
- Duration 4:25
- Date Nov 15, 2012
Was the inquiry discriminatory?
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And one girl.
I don't have -- There's two review by the -- she.
Should she be enraged that he asked about her age.
On Wednesday Nancy Pelosi held a press conference announcing her decision to stay on as House Minority Leader -- day and a question -- NBC's Luke Russert drew her higher.
-- quietly stating that you could just stay.
-- the -- I think they did their leadership and for that includes the party along him or -- Okay.
And that its.
Yeah okay I guess I.
Well below I guess that question except to Mitch McConnell had.
-- -- -- -- -- -- order to operate all over seventy degrees -- stay out with a good younger leadership in the.
So we're suggesting that everybody step aside Robinson yeah.
It's delayed younger yeah I think that what USC.
And let's for a moment honored as a legitimate question I -- Although it's quite offensive but you don't realize that I guess.
Anyway that's what -- For another three hours before -- finally answered no I don't remember the question was.
Russert later defended the question on Twitter explaining.
While Pelosi laughed off my -- as it ages many houses diesel privately griped -- -- caucus that all three leaders are seventy plus.
The longer the top three stayed along irritation -- the caucus with new blood like GOP did with cantor Ryan McCarthy -- -- Center averaged 44 year old woman what is your take on this.
I think it does it in appropriate question really I don't think that any woman wants to talk about her age -- doesn't Norton and really for that matter.
And a young or old especially in a position of power and leadership and that Bob you know the -- -- major political party so I think.
That his question was -- And I'm acts.
People that women -- might -- I she's saying that.
The question is valid because in all roles in life we do need to bring up younger leadership and there -- age restrictions on the president of the United States.
On the lower and so -- is discussed sometimes I don't think that Luke Russert was totally right you know out there was such a question I think she should have recently answered it.
But -- we keep hearing Republicans need to start reaching out to younger people stop stop right there and start running younger candidates for president etc.
so why is it offensive to ask this have now I think it was so offensive because if you will look back nobody asked John McCain -- question so therefore it's got to be offensive right nobody ever made jokes about John McCain's -- -- to all the wrapping presents so it has to -- if -- you know Greg -- -- -- great book about phony -- -- -- joy of hate.
And it -- this is the heart.
Now handle unblocked.
I don't really want to know we're -- -- we're gonna and its outdoor outlet yeah.
Hot hot hot hot -- on the flip side gender got to do with the -- shouldn't this young workers -- forget off policies won't think.
No I -- I don't think gender should obviously you know middle class and I cannot encourage our there then started -- -- the woman I don't.
Instead pedal when they ask you why didn't she did Lindsay yeah.
-- just to present China things -- yeah.
My best look look at you -- What you wanna be out there you've you've got to -- it's hard -- you wanna be what do you got to take a tough questions and he can't slighted somewhat don't I don't.
Hello they have a different look when little would Luke what I love this -- was -- totally valid question but when it comes and older man older women there is totally different look might not -- that insists his sister -- Russert who definitely knows that but he hasn't been an avalanche he does not even really -- Is related to -- -- yeah I started.
-- I gotta gotta break but I sort of say that.
Russert did bring up Steny Hoyer he mentioned men as well he basically said your entire leadership is over seventy men and one woman I've ever had anybody should of respectfully -- -- that question I grip and it wouldn't you know outsider apart from other women who are very sensitive to that might be.
As always have your answer was perfect my heart goes out to Lance told planet what time should take -- --