WASHINGTON – U.S. Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi mentioned on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a mood tantrum at a gathering with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his household or employees would conduct “an intervention” with Trump for the nice of the nation.
“Once more, I pray for the president of the USA. I want that his household, or his administration, or his employees would have an intervention for the nice of the nation,” Pelosi advised reporters.
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Trump on Wednesday abruptly lower quick a gathering with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over Pelosi’s accusation that he’s engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he couldn’t work with them until they dropped a number of investigations.
“I don’t do cover-ups,” the Republican president, clearly agitated, advised reporters at a beforehand unscheduled Rose Backyard look.
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The rupture bodes ailing for any attainable cooperation between the president and the Democrats who management the Home of Representatives on laws on infrastructure or different issues as Trump seeks re-election in 2020, signaling deepening political gridlock in Washington.
After the blow-up of the assembly and Trump’s diatribe, Democrats accused him of setting them up and expressed concern about his conduct and the long-term outlook.
— Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Writing by Mohammad Zargham