Asked why she supported the NSA's "ubiquitous and illegal data collection," Pelosi seemed unsteady in her response, remarking, "I, I, do not, I have questions about the metadata collection that they were, uh, collecting unless they had a reason to do so, so I found, uh, so I was one, I didn't, I didn't support, Amash – that resolution – I didn't think that was the appropriate resolution – but I do think that the burden is on the, uh, department and I have fought them for years on the wide swath that they have put out there."
Demeter, a former Infowars Nightly News guest, followed up by remarking, "You did vote for a bill to continue funding for the NSA though," to which Pelosi responded, "Yeah of course, I don't think we should not fund the National Security Agency, no, they do many many things."
"Isn't the NSA a clear violation of the Fourth Amendment?" asked Demeter, a question which Pelosi sidestepped by asserting that the NSA performed many different functions. The former Speaker of the House then blamed the Bush administration for going "too far" after 9/11.