Pelosi: Trump's first 200 days 'nothing but broken promises and failed leadership'

Pelosi: Trump's first 200 days 'nothing but broken promises and failed leadership'
© Greg Nash

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted President Trump’s first 200 days in office on Monday, saying they offered “nothing but broken promises and failed leadership.”

“Instead of improving the lives of hard-working Americans, President Trump has tried to force on the American people an immoral, ineffective and expensive border wall, discriminatory new barriers to the ballot box, a degrading and disgusting policy banning transgender Americans from serving in the military and a hateful, senseless anti-immigrant agenda that instills fear in our communities and weakens our nation,” Pelosi said.

The Democratic leader also tore into congressional Republicans for “wasting months trying to tear away families’ health coverage," referencing the GOP's unsuccessful attempts to repeal ObamaCare.

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“Despite having full control of the legislative process, the Republican Congress has not lifted a finger to raise wages, create good-paying jobs, invest in our crumbling infrastructure or avert a catastrophic default on the full faith and credit of the United States,” Pelosi said.

Trump’s first 200 days in office have been marked by several setbacks, including the Senate GOP's ObamaCare repeal bill failing in a shocking late-night vote last month.

Three Republicans — Sens. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainEx-Montenegro leader fires back at Trump: ‘Strangest president' in history McCain: Trump plays into 'Putin's hands' by attacking Montenegro, questioning NATO obligations Joe Lieberman urges voters to back Crowley over Ocasio-Cortez in general MORE (Ariz.), Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsOvernight Health Care: Novartis pulls back on drug price hikes | House Dems launch Medicare for All caucus | Trump officials pushing ahead on Medicaid work requirements Senate panel to vote next week on banning 'gag clauses' in pharmacy contracts GOP senator: Trump's changing stances on Russian threat are 'dizzying' MORE (Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiThis week: GOP mulls vote on ‘abolish ICE’ legislation Dem infighting erupts over Supreme Court pick McConnell: Senate to confirm Kavanaugh by Oct. 1 MORE (Alaska) — broke with their party and opposed the scaled down repeal bill, which would have repealed ObamaCare’s individual and employer insurance mandates and defunded Planned Parenthood.

Trump also faced heated criticism, including from several GOP senators, for his sudden decision to ban transgender people from all military service.

The president spent the early morning of his 200th day in office lashing out at opponents in a Twitter barrage, blasting multiple media outlets as “fake news” and attacking Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), calling him a “con artist” for previous statements on his military service.

Trump is currently on a 17-day vacation at his private golf club in New Jersey. He was spotted Saturday mingling with wedding guests and posing for pictures at the club.