Nadler: Resolution condemning Trump's Cummings tweets 'wouldn't be a bad idea'

Nadler: Resolution condemning Trump's Cummings tweets 'wouldn't be a bad idea'
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerPelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Nadler's House committee holds a faux hearing in search of a false crime Lewandowski says he's under no obligation to speak truthfully to the media MORE (D-N.Y.) said he was unsure whether the House would introduce a resolution condemning President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE’s attacks on Oversight Committee Chair Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsOvernight Defense: Trump says he has 'many options' on Iran | Hostage negotiator chosen for national security adviser | Senate Dems block funding bill | Documents show Pentagon spent at least 4K at Trump's Scotland resort Top Oversight Democrat demands immigration brass testify Documents show Pentagon spent at least 4,000 at Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland MORE (D-Md.) but said it “wouldn’t be a bad idea.”

“I don’t know, it wouldn’t be a bad idea,” Nadler said, when asked by ABC’s George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosSunday shows - Guns dominate after Democratic debate Cruz on reported Kavanaugh allegations: There's nobody Democrats don't want to impeach Klobuchar: Investigation into Kavanaugh 'a sham' MORE if a resolution was in the works similar to the one that passed the House after a series of tweets from Trump calling on four progressive minority congresswomen, all American citizens, to “go back” to other countries.

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"The president is as he usually is or often is, disgusting and racist. He makes these charges with no base at all,” Nadler said on ABC’s “This Week” in reference to the tweets, which called Cummings’ West Baltimore district “rat and rodent-infested” and implied money intended for the district was being stolen.

The attacks, Nadler claimed, “are designed to distract attention from allegations about his conduct that came from the committee in the Mueller hearings this week.”

“He’s just trying to change the subject, which is what he usually does,” Nadler added.