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Lawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump

Lawmakers and other social media users took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to praise House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Businesses, wealthy brace for Biden tax hikes | Dow falls more than 650 points as COVID-19 cases rise, stimulus hopes fade | Kudlow doesn't expect Trump to release detailed economic plan before election Overnight Health Care: US sets a new record for average daily coronavirus cases | Meadows on pandemic response: 'We're not going to control it' | Pelosi blasts Trump for not agreeing to testing strategy Gaffes put spotlight on Meadows at tough time for Trump MORE (D-Calif.) after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump admin to announce coronavirus vaccine will be covered under Medicare, Medicaid: report Election officials say they're getting suspicious emails that may be part of malicious attack on voting: report McConnell tees up Trump judicial pick following Supreme Court vote MORE tweeted a photo of her standing up at a contentious meeting with Democratic leaders in Congress and Trump about his decision to pull American troops from northern Syria.

“Nervous Nancy’s unhinged meltdown!” Trump tweeted Wednesday.

But many tweeted their support of Pelosi after the president’s attacks. Democratic Rep. Ted LieuTed W. LieuPelosi suggests Trump setting 'dangerous' example with quick return to White House The spin on Woodward's tapes reveals the hypocrisy of Democrats Larry Kudlow defends response to coronavirus: Trump 'led wisely' MORE (Calif.) tweeted, “Thank you @SpeakerPelosi for standing up for the American people!” and thanked his fellow lawmakers in the House for overwhelmingly passing a resolution earlier on Wednesday rebuking Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria last week.

Rep. Bill PascrellWilliam (Bill) James PascrellDemocrats express concerns about IRS readiness for next year's filing season Obama hits trail to help Biden, protect legacy Trump's COVID-19 case draws new attention to handling of pandemic MORE (D-N.J.) tweeted, “@SpeakerPelosi speaking out against trump’s disgraces to his face and every man on his side looks down in shame.”

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“This image captures perfectly our sad era. One day this photo will be as iconic as a Norman Rockwell,” he continued.

Rep. Veronica EscobarVeronica EscobarProgressive lawmakers call for United Nations probe into DHS 'human rights abuses' Pocan won't seek another term as Progressive Caucus co-chair Trump's illness sparks new urgency for COVID-19 deal MORE (D-Texas) tweeted her own attack at the president, sharing, “Someone is definitely nervous and unhinged. But it’s not @SpeakerPelosi.”

“Thanks for sharing! Definitely in the running for her Speaker portrait.” Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellGraham says SC people of color can go anywhere in the state but 'need to be conservative, not liberal' President Trump, Melania Trump test positive for COVID-19 House in near-unanimous vote affirms peaceful transfer of power MORE (D-Calif.) tweeted.

Others also chimed in to laud the photo of Pelosi and her comments during the Wednesday meeting with Trump. George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayRaccoon that 'attacked' news crews on White House lawn sparks viral jokes George and Kellyanne Conway honor Ginsburg Lincoln Project releases new ad blasting Trump as 'a horrible role model' MORE, an attorney and the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayMelania Trump to hit campaign trail in Pennsylvania White House to host swearing-in event for Barrett on Monday night Pence adviser Marty Obst tests positive for COVID-19 MORE, tweeted, “Never thought I’d ever say this, but God bless you, @SpeakerPelosi.”

David Lauter, Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, tweeted, “This photo could be a Pelosi campaign poster -- the sole woman in the room, literally standing up to the President. Why he thinks this makes her look bad is a mystery.”

Many others also weighed in on the now-viral photo.

Trump was hit by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle after withdrawing troops from the region last week. They have accused Trump of abandoning the Kurdish forces in the region as Turkey led an offensive into Syria.