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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJudge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida MORE tore into House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo On The Money: Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi bullish, Trump tempers optimism | Analysis: Nearly 1M have run out of jobless benefits Overnight Health Care: CDC expands definition of 'close contact' after COVID-19 report | GOP coronavirus bill blocked in Senate | OxyContin maker agrees to B settlement with Trump administration 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 IngrahamTrump's test sparks fears of spread: Here's who he met in last week Fox News tops broadcast networks for first time in 3rd quarter Will Chis Wallace's debate topics favor Biden over Trump? 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) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout 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 SchumerChuck SchumerTrump casts doubt on hopes for quick stimulus deal after aides expressed optimism Schumer says he had 'serious talk' with Feinstein, declines to comment on Judiciary role Democrats seem unlikely to move against Feinstein 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.