Democratic strategist says Trump 'dropped the ball' with comments about Pelosi overseas

Democratic strategist Don Calloway on Friday slammed President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment MORE's attack on Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOcasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment GOP nervous that border wall fight could prompt year-end shutdown MORE (D-Calif.) in France, saying it was another moment in which the president "dropped the ball."

“Wasn’t there a moment in this country’s history, where when we are offshores, we are all Americans first, regardless of our politics,” Calloway, the CEO of Pine Street Strategies, told Hill.TV's Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton on "Rising." 

“We are representing this country over there, not our partisan sides of the aisle, and this was just another moment when the president dropped that ball," he continued. 

Critics have slammed Trump attacking Pelosi during a Fox News interview with Laura IngrahamLaura Anne IngrahamElection security bills face GOP buzzsaw Election security bills face GOP buzzsaw McConnell defends Trump amid backlash: 'He gets picked at every day' MORE at the American cemetery in Normandy, France, where he was marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

During the interview, Trump referred to Pelosi as a "disaster," referring to her handling of a possible impeachment inquiry.

Pelosi, who was also in Normandy to commemorate D-Day, declined to respond to Trump's comments. 

“I don’t talk about the president while I’m out of the country. That’s my principle,” she told reporters.

— Julia Manchester