Thursday night Hannity reacted to the news.
"Based on no actual crimes, she wants a political opponent locked up in prison?" Hannity, incredulous, said. "That happens in banana republics—beyond despicable behavior. And by the way, they would literally turn, in many ways, the USA into a country we no longer recognize."
Sean Hannity on Fox tonight, without any hint of irony: "Based on no actual crimes, [Pelosi] wants a political opponent locked up in prison. Umm, that happens in banana republics. Beyond despicable behavior." pic.twitter.com/bZceCo4sIn
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 7, 2019
The Speaker said it behind closed doors, not on stage at a political campaign rally, not on national TV, but to her caucus who are increasingly pushing for impeachment. It was not a comment that was meant for the general public. Politico, citing several Democratic sources, reported her remarks.
Hannity has literally stood on stage next to President Donald Trump at a campaign rally where the crowd chanted, "Lock her up!" – referring to Hillary Clinton. Based on no actual crimes, Trump and his supporters regularly call for a political opponent to be locked up in prison.
Here's Hannity pushing for Clinton to be locked up on his Fox News show:
Here's Trump calling for his political opponent to be locked up in prison:
Hillary Clinton should have been prosecuted and should be in jail. Instead she is running for president in what looks like a rigged election
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 15, 2016
Here's President Trump telling supporters chanting, "Lock her up!" to "speak to Jeff Sessions about that."
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