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Politics Lawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump

05:31  17 october  2019
05:31  17 october  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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( Pelosi later made one of the photos her Twitter cover photo .) Condemnation of Trump ’s stance on Turkey, Syria and the Kurds was quick and severe during the day, and Pelosi said Trump appeared visibly “shaken up” after nearly two-thirds of the House GOP caucus voted in support of the resolution.

Lawmakers and other social media users took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to praise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after President Trump tweeted a photo of her standing up at a contentious meeting with Democratic leaders in Congress and Trump about his decision to pull American troops from northern Syria.

a group of people sitting at a table: Lawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump© The Hill Lawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump

"Nervous Nancy's unhinged meltdown!" Trump tweeted Wednesday.

But many tweeted their support of Pelosi after the president's attacks. Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.) tweeted, "Thank you @SpeakerPelosi for standing up for the American people!" and thanked his fellow lawmakers in the House for overwhelmingly passing a resolution earlier on Wednesday rebuking Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria last week.

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Pelosi said she responded to Trump : 'I wish you were a politician, Mr. President, then you would know the art of the possible.' Some Democratic lawmakers invited to the meeting did stay behind to continue the briefing on the situation with Turkey.

But social media immediately slammed Trump after they interpreted his remarks to mean the U.S. and Italy had been allies for centuries. Another Twitter user said: 'Ancient Rome? Is he serious? The United States is 243 years old, Ancient Rome was THOUSANDS of years ago . hence the 'Ancient'.'

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) tweeted, "@SpeakerPelosi speaking out against trump's disgraces to his face and every man on his side looks down in shame."

"This image captures perfectly our sad era. One day this photo will be as iconic as a Norman Rockwell," he continued.

Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) tweeted her own attack at the president, sharing, "Someone is definitely nervous and unhinged. But it's not @SpeakerPelosi."

"Thanks for sharing! Definitely in the running for her Speaker portrait." Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) tweeted.

Others also chimed in to laud the photo of Pelosi and her comments during the Wednesday meeting with Trump. George Conway, an attorney and the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, tweeted, "Never thought I'd ever say this, but God bless you, @SpeakerPelosi."

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Pelosi 's highlighting the photo quickly went viral. The picture Pres Trump tweeted from today’s meeting at the WH that he captioned “Nervous Democratic lawmakers said Pelosi left today's meeting after Trump called her a "third-rate politician," to which Pelosi said she responded: "I wish

Many on social media thought this political rivalry was captured in a photo of Ms Pelosi applauding after Mr Trump called for compromise in politics. During the almost 90-minute address, many social media users seemed preoccupied by trying to guess what Nancy Pelosi was reading.

David Lauter, Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, tweeted, "This photo could be a Pelosi campaign poster -- the sole woman in the room, literally standing up to the President. Why he thinks this makes her look bad is a mystery."

Many others also weighed in on the now-viral photo.

Trump was hit by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle after withdrawing troops from the region last week. They have accused Trump of abandoning the Kurdish forces in the region as Turkey led an offensive into Syria.

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