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

Democratic strategist Don Calloway on Friday slammed President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham: America must 'accept the pain that comes in standing up to China' Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump New data challenges Trump's economic narrative MORE's attack on Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi11 Essential reads you missed this week Pelosi asks Democrats for 'leverage' on impeachment Is there internet life after thirty? 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 IngrahamChris Wallace becomes Trump era's 'equal opportunity inquisitor' Trump retweets baby elephant video Fox News closes out July as most-watched cable network for 37th straight month 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