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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested a new law is needed to be able to indict a sitting president for potential lawbreaking while in office. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Pelosi Says Congress Should Pass New Laws So Sitting Presidents Can Be Indicted

"I do think that we will have to pass some laws that will have clarity for future presidents. [A] president should be indicted, if he's committed a wrongdoing," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told NPR.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against GOP criticism that her plan calling for the federal government to negotiate drug prices interfered with the free market. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Pelosi Rejects 'Socialist' Attacks On Her Prescription Drug Bill

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The playwright Jeremy O. Harris, 30, began writing Slave Play at Yale School of Drama. It is set to open in October on Broadway. Quil Lemons/Courtesy of 'Slave Play' hide caption

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With 'Slave Play,' A Young Playwright Provokes His Way To Broadway

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested a new law is needed to be able to indict a sitting president for potential lawbreaking while in office. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Pelosi Says Congress Should Pass New Laws So Sitting Presidents Can Be Indicted

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Kemba's latest album, Gilda, is out now. Logan Poe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Through Grief and Growing Pains, Kemba Creates 'Gilda'

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