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Pompeo knocks Pelosi with 'Simpsons' tweet after Trump address

Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoRNC's McDaniel launches podcast highlighting Republicans outside of Washington Pompeo launches political group ahead of possible White House bid Sunday shows - Biden foreign policy in focus MORE, in an apparent swipe at Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrat says he won't introduce resolution to censure Greene after her apology Democrats weigh next steps on Jan. 6 probe 21 Republicans vote against awarding medals to police who defended Capitol on Jan. 6 MORE (D-Calif.), on Tuesday night tweeted an image from “The Simpsons” of Lisa Simpson tearfully ripping up a sheet of paper.

The tweet came after Pelosi tore up her copy of President TrumpDonald TrumpKushner lands book deal, slated for release in 2022 Biden moves to undo Trump trade legacy with EU deal Progressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC MORE’s State of the Union speech immediately after he finished addressing a joint session of Congress. Pelosi later told reporters it was “the courteous thing to do given the alternatives.”

The White House condemned Pelosi's actions, saying she "ripped up" various figures and milestones cited in the address, including "one of our last surviving Tuskegee Airmen" and "the survival of a child born at 21 weeks."

The image tweeted by Pompeo is from a "Simpsons" episode titled “Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington,” in which Lisa tears up her prize-winning essay about American values after witnessing a corrupt congressman accepting a bribe, shattering her faith in democracy.