Trump calls Pelosi 'a nasty, vindictive, horrible person'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias claims Harry Reid: 'Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list' Recessions happen when presidents overlook key problems MORE tore into House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiJohnson eyes Irish border in Brexit negotiations Mueller report fades from political conversation Five key players in Trump's trade battles MORE (D-Calif.) during a Thursday night interview on Fox News, calling her a “nasty, vindictive, horrible person” after she said Thursday that she wanted to see him “in prison” instead of getting impeached.

“I think she’s a disgrace,” Trump told Fox News host 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. “I actually don’t think she’s a talented person. I’ve tried to be nice to her because I would have liked to have gotten some deals done. She’s incapable of doing deals. She’s a nasty, vindictive, horrible person.”


Trump also nicknamed Pelosi “Nasty Nancy,” saying she “is a disaster, OK? She’s a disaster. Let her do what she wants. You know what? I think they’re in big trouble.”

The battle between Trump and Pelosi has been intensifying since the release of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony MORE's report. But Trump's attacks on Pelosi were notable given his interview with Ingraham took place during a visit to Normandy, France, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing. 

Pelosi, who was also in Normandy, refused to criticize Trump or talk about impeachment when pressed by reporters at the event, saying she doesn’t “talk about the president while I’m out of the country. That’s my principle.” 

Trump has claimed vindication from the report since it did not recommend charges against him and did not find evidence of a conspiracy between his campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election.

But the report has intensified discussions among Democrats about impeaching Trump, and Mueller has said publicly that if his team believed the president had done nothing wrong, the report would have said so. Mueller also noted it would not have been possible under Justice Department guidance for his team to bring charges against a sitting president.

Trump abruptly ended a meeting with Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerJohnson eyes Irish border in Brexit negotiations Lewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, 'I'm going to win' Appropriators warn White House against clawing back foreign aid MORE (D-N.Y.) at the White House last month after Pelosi told reporters the president was involved in a cover-up. 

Pelosi angered Trump again after she reportedly told senior Democrats in a private meeting  that she doesn’t “want to see him impeached, I want to see him in prison.”

The Speaker has been resisting pressure from some Democrats to begin a formal impeachment proceeding against Trump.