House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Health Care: ‘Medicare for All’ gets boost from high-ranking Democrat | Anti-abortion group vows to spend M in 2020 election | Dems make Medicaid center of Kentucky governor fight Overnight Health Care: ‘Medicare for All’ gets boost from high-ranking Democrat | Anti-abortion group vows to spend M in 2020 election | Dems make Medicaid center of Kentucky governor fight House passes resolution commemorating victims of Tiananmen Square violence MORE (D-Calif.) privately told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President TrumpDonald John TrumpYouTube declines to take action against commentator accused of racist, homophobic harassment YouTube declines to take action against commentator accused of racist, homophobic harassment US officials respond to China blaming Trump admin for derailing trade negotiations MORE “in prison,” Politico reported Wednesday.

Her remarks came during a meeting Tuesday night with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerOvernight Health Care: ‘Medicare for All’ gets boost from high-ranking Democrat | Anti-abortion group vows to spend M in 2020 election | Dems make Medicaid center of Kentucky governor fight Overnight Health Care: ‘Medicare for All’ gets boost from high-ranking Democrat | Anti-abortion group vows to spend M in 2020 election | Dems make Medicaid center of Kentucky governor fight Democrats, Republicans in Congress spar over state abortion laws MORE (D-N.Y.) and other top Democrats leading investigations against the White House, multiple sources told Politico.

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Nadler reportedly pressed Pelosi to let his committee launch an impeachment inquiry, which the Democratic leader denied.

“I don’t want to see him impeached, I want to see him in prison,” Pelosi said, according to Politico.

Pelosi’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the alleged quote from The Hill.

Nadler on Wednesday told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that “it may very well come to” launching an impeachment inquiry but that “right now, there doesn’t appear to be the support for it.”

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffNadler rejects DOJ offer on Barr contempt vote Nadler rejects DOJ offer on Barr contempt vote Schiff calls Barr ‘the second-most dangerous man in the country’ MORE (D-Calif.), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsHillicon Valley: FBI facial recognition database has 640M photos | Disclosure sparks new privacy fears | App developers sue Apple | House panel approves 0M for election security FBI database stokes worries over facial recognition tech FBI database stokes worries over facial recognition tech MORE (D-Md.), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard NealRichard Edmund Neal‘Medicare for All’ gets new boost from high-ranking House Dem ‘Medicare for All’ gets new boost from high-ranking House Dem Trump antagonizes both parties on trade MORE (D-Mass.), and Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot EngelEliot Lance EngelHouse Democrat places hold on State Department’s move to establish cyber bureau House Democrat places hold on State Department’s move to establish cyber bureau The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Pelosi fires back in feud with Trump MORE (D-N.Y.) were all also present for the meeting, per Politico.

Pelosi has sought for months to tamp down talk of impeaching Trump, arguing that public support and strong bipartisan backing are prerequisites.

Even as an increasing number of House Democrats call for impeachment based on the results of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSchiff says Intel panel will hold ‘series’ of hearings on Mueller report Schiff says Intel panel will hold ‘series’ of hearings on Mueller report Key House panel faces pivotal week on Trump MORE‘s investigation, Pelosi has tried to project a united party.

“Make no mistake, we know exactly what path we’re on. We know exactly what actions we need to take,” she told reporters Wednesday, per Politico.

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