Washington (CNN) – Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended comedian Stephen Colbert's testimony before a House Judiciary subcommittee on Friday.
Leaving her weekly press conference, Pelosi told reporters she thought it was appropriate for Colbert to appear as a witness, "He's an American. He comes before the committee. He has a point of view."
Pelosi added, "It can bring attention to an important issue like immigration. I think it's great."
But the Speaker said she had not seen Colbert's testimony, noting she's been working, but was "eager to hear about it."
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