Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' A renewed emphasis on research and development funding is needed from the government Data shows seven Senate Democrats have majority non-white staffs MORE (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiAs coronavirus surges, Trump tries to dismantle healthcare for millions Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus poses questions about school safety; Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence Pelosi plans legislation to limit pardons, commutations after Roger Stone move MORE (D-Calif.) appeared on television Tuesday night to deliver a rebuttal to President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeSantis on Florida schools reopening: 'If you can do Walmart,' then 'we absolutely can do schools' NYT editorial board calls for the reopening of schools with help from federal government's 'checkbook' Mueller pens WaPo op-ed: Roger Stone 'remains a convicted felon, and rightly so' MORE’s Oval Office address, and quickly became a meme on social media.

The visual of Pelosi and Schumer standing side-by-side as they countered Trump’s push for a border wall prompted comparisons to the famous painting “American Gothic” and to a couple scolding their children.

“When you think you can sneak into the house after staying out too late, but Mom & Dad are up waiting for you in the living room,” wrote conservative commentator Guy Benson.

“We’ve all been grounded for the weekend,” Washington Post political columnist Karen Tumulty captioned the photo. “Also, we should pick up our room. This isn't a hotel.”

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Schumer and Pelosi accused Trump of trying to “stoke fear” with his Oval Office address, in which he continued his push for a border wall by calling the situation at the southern border a “humanitarian and security crisis.”

“Most presidents have used Oval Office addresses for noble purposes,” Schumer said. “This president just used the backdrop of the Oval Office to manufacture a crisis, stoke fear and divert attention from the turmoil in his administration.”