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Trump rips into Pelosi after 'puff piece' '60 Minutes' interview

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWH spokesman: We're working with DHS, ICE to try to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Trump says he has legal right to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Sanders calls on Trump to scrap his trade plan MORE launched a rare Twitter attack on House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiWH spokesman: We're working with DHS, ICE to try to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Tlaib says Dem leadership should do more to support Omar: 'They put us in photos when they want to show our party is diverse' CNN anchor confronts Trump adviser who says president 'never incited violence' MORE (D-Calif.) following her "60 Minutes" interview with CBS’s Lesley Stahl on Sunday night.

“Such a “puff piece” on Nancy Pelosi by @60Minutes, yet her leadership has passed no meaningful Legislation. All they do is Investigate, as it turns out, crimes that they instigated & committed. The Mueller No Collusion decision wasn’t even discussed-and she was a disaster at W.H.” Trump tweeted.

 

Such a “puff piece” on Nancy Pelosi by @60minutes, yet her leadership has passed no meaningful Legislation. All they do is Investigate, as it turns out, crimes that they instigated & committed. The Mueller No Collusion decision wasn’t even discussed-and she was a disaster at W.H.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 15, 2019

Trump has rarely used Twitter to directly attack Pelosi, in contrast with his frequent barbs directed at Democrats like Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and others. He is reportedly is set to meet with her in the near future to discuss a potential bipartisan infrastructure package.

During Pelosi’s interview, she said that despite what she called Trump’s “assault on the Constitution,” she remained confident congressional Democrats could work with him. 

“He's not worth the trouble of saying you're so horrible we can't work together. No, we need to work together,” she told Stahl. “I think our future is strong enough — built on a strong foundation to withstand everything, including the current occupant of the White House.


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