Before Roger Stone’s sentence was formally commuted by President Trump, Nancy Pelosi said during an interview that giving Stone clemency would be “a terrible idea” and “appalling.”

According to Breitbart News, Nancy Pelosi made the comments during an interview on CNN’s “AC360,” where she also stated that Congress should pass legislation so that presidents are legally restricted from pardoning anyone who commits a crime “that is caused by protecting the president, which this was.”

Pelosi said, “I think it’s a terrible idea. Just look at this administration, the president and his henchmen, so many of his friends, advisers, campaign chairman, etc. are in jail.”

“And for the president to be able to issue a pardon on the basis of a crime that the person committed assisting the president is ridiculous.”

“And we have — there ought to be a law, and I’m recommending that we pass a law that presidents cannot issue a pardon if the crime that the person is in jail for is one that is caused by protecting the president, which this was. It’s appalling.”