Politics Pelosi says Trump had 'meltdown' over House vote on Syria
Trump Posts Photos on Twitter of Heated Meeting With Dems, Says Pelosi is the One Who Had a ‘Meltdown’
President Donald Trump took to Twitter tonight to rail against Democratic leaders who walked out on his meeting after he engaged in what they described as a "meltdown."President Donald Trump took to Twitter tonight to rail against Democratic leaders who walked out on his meeting after he engaged in what they described as a “meltdown.
WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said U.S. Democratic leaders' White House meeting was cut short after Republican President Donald Trump had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria withdrawal.
"I think that vote - the size of the vote, more than 2-1 of the Republicans voted to oppose what the president did - probably got to the president. Because he was shaken up by it," Pelosi told reporters.
"And that's why we couldn't continue in the meeting because he was just not relating to the reality of it."
She later said Trump had a meltdown.
(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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