Conway clashes with Pelosi after Trump infrastructure blowup

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump searches for backstops amid recession worries Florida first lady to miss Women for Trump event due to planned execution Trump adopts familiar mantra on possible recession: fake news MORE engaged in a tense exchange with Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGOP group calls on Republican senators to stand up to McConnell on election security in new ads The Hill's Morning Report - Trump hews to NRA on guns and eyes lower taxes Hobbled NRA shows strength with Trump MORE (D-Calif.) on Wednesday after President TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: 'Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics' Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE suddenly cut short a meeting on infrastructure.

Trump left the meeting after berating Democrats for roughly three minutes about their investigations and Pelosi's claim that he had “engaged in a cover-up.”

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Pelosi then told others who remained that former Presidents Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt worked with their opponents to solve infrastructure problems but added that she was not surprised Trump walked away, according to a source familiar with the exchange.

Conway then turned to Pelosi and asked if she had “a direct response to the president.”

When Pelosi replied that she was responding to the president, and not to his staff, Conway replied, “Really great. That’s really pro-woman of you.”

The back-and-forth underscored the animosity between Trump and Democrats following the president’s decision to pull the plug on infrastructure talks.

After leaving the meeting, Trump aired his grievances with Pelosi over her “cover-up” allegation and threatened to halt all work with Democrats if they do not stop investigating him.