Trump reviews Pelosi on morning TV: 'She wasn't bad'

 

President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger welcomes baby boy Tennessee lawmaker presents self-defense bill in 'honor' of Kyle Rittenhouse Five things to know about the New York AG's pursuit of Trump MORE reviewed Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiJoining Pelosi, Hoyer says lawmakers should be free to trade stocks Budowsky: To Dems: Run against the do-nothing GOP, Senate Momentum builds to prohibit lawmakers from trading stocks MORE’s (D-Calif.) appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Tuesday,  saying she "wasn’t bad.”

The president said on Twitter that he watched the show to “see what Nancy Pelosi had to say, & what moves she was planning to further hurt our Country.”

“Actually, other than her usual complaining that I’m a terrible person, she wasn’t bad. Still praying!” he said.

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Pelosi discussed the coronavirus epidemic and what she thinks the president should do during a discussion with co-host Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph Scarborough'Morning Joe' hosts mock Trump De Blasio to decide 'very soon' on possible gubernatorial bid Ocasio-Cortez: Democrats need to to 'crack down' on 'old boys club' in Senate MORE earlier Tuesday morning. 

“I would say to the president, immediately implement the Defense Production Act, insisting that businesses in our country turn to producing the equipment that we need. ... It will save lives,” she said on the show.  

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Trump on Monday lashed out at Pelosi for criticizing his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

“It’s a sad thing,” Trump said during a call with “Fox & Friends.” “She’s a sick puppy in my opinion. She’s got a lot of problems.”

Pelosi on Sunday accused Trump of downplaying the public health crisis, telling CNN that “his denial at the beginning was deadly.”

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamKyrsten Sinema's courage, Washington hypocrisy and the politics of rage Hillicon Valley: Amazon's Alabama union fight — take two McConnell will run for another term as leader despite Trump's attacks MORE (R-S.C.), a vocal Trump supporter, said Pelosi's comment was the "most shameful, disgusting statement by any politician in modern history."

Scarborough on Tuesday responded to Trump in a tweet, thanking him for watching and saying he remains in “our prayers” despite their disagreements.

“Please stay the course by following the advice of your doctors and scientists,” he posted. “That decision on Sunday was an important shift in your approach. Though we disagree on many issues and your approach to the presidency, you remain in our prayers.”

Trump on Sunday extended guidance on social distancing to April 30 after earlier saying he hoped to reopen the country by Easter.