White House press secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamHill.TV's Saagar Enjeti on impeachment: 'CNN can see through this nonsense' The Hill's 12:30 Report: Senate receives impeachment articles as trial opens Republicans criticize Pelosi for gifting pens used to sign impeachment articles MORE addressed house Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Defense: GAO finds administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid | Senate opens Trump trial | Pentagon to resume training Saudi students soon Hillicon Valley: FBI to now notify state officials of cyber breaches | Pelosi rips 'shameful' Facebook | 5G group beefs up lobby team | Spotify unveils playlists for pets Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti on impeachment: 'CNN can see through this nonsense' MORE’s (D-Calif.) rebuke of a reporter’s question about whether she “hates” President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE on Sunday, speculating that Pelosi “hates his success.”

“[S]he turned on him and said it was insulting to ask her that as a Catholic,” Fox News’ Howard Kurtz said, referencing Sinclair’s James Rosen, who asked the question. “Do you take her at her word when she says she doesn't hate the president at all?”

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“I don't know. I don't know what she hates. I think she hates his success. I think the entire Democratic Party hate his success. I believe that and actually speaking of the Clinton impeachment, Nancy Pelosi told Republicans that they all hated Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonDemocratic group plans mobile billboard targeting Collins on impeachment Political science has its limits when it comes to presidential prediction Walsh plans protest at RNC headquarters over 'nakedly anti-Democratic' primary cancellations MORE at that time,” Grisham said in response. “So, she's had quite the evolution when it comes to impeachment and her thoughts on different things.”

Pelosi lashed out at the reporter during a press conference on Thursday following his question.

"I don't hate anybody. I was raised in a Catholic house, we don't hate anybody — not anybody in the world. So don't you accuse me of any [hate]," Pelosi said Thursday at her weekly press briefing in response to the question.

"As a Catholic I resent you using the word 'hate' in a sentence that addresses me," she continued. "I pray for the president all the time. So don't mess with me when it comes to words like that."