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 PelosiGiuliani pens op-ed slamming 'unprecedented' impeachment inquiry Brindisi, Lamb recommended for Armed Services, Transportation Committees Overnight Health Care: Top health official defends contract payments to Trump allies | Vaping advocates confident Trump will turn from flavor ban | Sanders gets endorsement from nurses union MORE (D-Calif.) after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report 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. LieuWyden urges FCC to secure 5G networks against cyber threats Democrat hits White House spokeswoman after Trump appointee changes testimony PETA asks DOJ to stop conducting training that harms animals 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 PascrellHillicon Valley: Critics press feds to block Google, Fitbit deal | Twitter takes down Hamas, Hezbollah-linked accounts | TikTok looks to join online anti-terrorism effort | Apple pledges .5B to affordable housing Dem lawmakers ask Twitter how it will guard against census disinformation Trade deal talks manage to weather Trump impeachment storm 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.”

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

Rep. Veronica EscobarVeronica EscobarBrindisi, Lamb recommended for Armed Services, Transportation Committees House Democrats target Latino vote in Texas Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings 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 SwalwellDemocrats sharpen their message on impeachment Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Republicans, Democrats brace for first public testimony in impeachment inquiry 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 ConwayGeorge Conway: Giuliani tweet 'by itself establishes' that Trump 'committed an impeachable offense' Conway calls it 'silly' to say she threatened Washington Examiner reporter Reporter posts heated phone call with Kellyanne Conway MORE, an attorney and the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayVaping advocates feel confident Trump will turn from flavor ban Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Krystal Ball praises former McConnell aide's historic win in Kentucky 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.