Pelosi Gives Weak Defense of $400K Obama Speech

On Sunday’s episode of “This Week” on ABC, former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi tried to defend President Obama for accepting a $400,000 payout for a speaking appearance at a Wall Street firm — despite saying he’d never do so.

What was Pelosi’s justification? Since Obama took so much action against Wall Street during his presidency, he can basically do whatever he wants now. Watch the clip above.

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