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PoliticsConway clashes with Pelosi after Trump infrastructure blow-up

01:15  23 may  2019
01:15  23 may  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Trump says 'I don't do coverups' after Pelosi accusation

Trump says 'I don't do coverups' after Pelosi accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected a charge by Democratic House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi that he engaged in a cover-up. "I don't do cover-ups," Trump said in remarks from the White House Rose Garden, adding that he told Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, who had gone to the White House for a meeting with him on infrastructure, that he could not hold a meeting under the circumstances.

President Donald Trump met with Democratic leaders Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) in the Oval Office where Trump vowed to shutdown

After a 90-minute Oval Office meeting to discuss a potential infrastructure bill, both sides gushed about what may have been their first point of And when reporters asked Pelosi whether the subject of multiple House Democratic investigations into Trump came up , she scoffed and shook her head no.

Conway clashes with Pelosi after Trump infrastructure blow-up© Getty images Conway clashes with Pelosi after Trump infrastructure blow-up

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway engaged in a tense exchange with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday after President Trump suddenly cut short a meeting on infrastructure.

Trump left the meeting after berating Democrats for roughly three minutes about their investigations and Pelosi's claim that he had "engaged in a cover-up."

Pelosi then told others who remained that past Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt worked with their opponents to solve infrastructure problems, but added she was not surprised Trump walked away, according to a source familiar with the exchange.

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(8 Jan 2019) White House counselor Kellyanne Conway clashes with reporter as she touts President Donald Trump 's right to do what is necessary to keep the

Trump to meet Chuck and Nancy for another Oval Office showdown but this time they will try to AGREE on an infrastructure deal instead of having public blow - up on immigration. Last time President Trump met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer he stormed out.

Conway then turned to Pelosi and asked if she had "a direct response to the president."

When Pelosi replied that she was responding to the president, and not to his staff, Conway replied: "Really great, that's really pro-woman of you."

The back-and-forth underscored the animosity between Trump and Democrats following the president's decision to pull the plug on infrastructure talks.

After leaving the meeting, Trump aired his grievances with Pelosi over her "cover-up" allegation and threatened to halt all work with Democrats if they do not stop investigating him.

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Lindsey Graham warns Trump: Don't let Democrats 'goad you' into dropping infrastructure plans.
“Mr. President, don't let these guys goad you into not doing good things for the country," graham said.

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