Dem who offered McCabe a job: ‘People are just tired of the way the president operates’

Rep. Mark PocanMark William PocanTrump Jr., Dem congressman spar over Ellison's association with Farrakhan Dems seek ways to block Trump support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Dems demand Sessions restore asylum for victims of violence MORE (D-Wis.) late Sunday ripped President TrumpDonald John TrumpOver 100 lawmakers consistently voted against chemical safeguards: study CNN's Anderson Cooper unloads on Trump Jr. for spreading 'idiotic' conspiracy theories about him Cohn: Jamie Dimon would be 'phenomenal' president MORE’s reaction to the firing of former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeComey tweets: 'We always emerge stronger from hard times' Sununu on Obama: 'What is this damn fool doing' Bruce Ohr's efforts to secretly reshape the Trump probe started earlier in summer '16 MORE, saying the president lacks compassion.

“The bottom line is, I think people are just tired of the way this president operates, whether it be when he tweets like a petulant man-child or when he’s a ruthless demagogue,” Pocan said on MSNBC.

Pocan is one of multiple Democratic lawmakers who offered McCabe a job in the hours after he was fired so that he could receive full pension benefits. The congressman said he had not heard back about his offer as of Sunday night.


Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsThe Hill’s 12:30 Report — Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify | Kavanaugh denies allegations, says he’s willing to testify | 50 days from the midterms Ken Starr backs Mueller, says president 'must be held accountable' The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh confirmation in sudden turmoil MORE fired McCabe on Friday for not being forthcoming with investigators during an inspector general review.

Trump, who has personally attacked McCabe in the past, praised that decision on Twitter, accusing McCabe of corrupt tactics and calling his firing a "great day for Democracy."  

Pocan bashed that reaction, saying he believes Trump is sending a message that he will attack anyone who cooperates with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE’s investigation. 

“To fire someone literally a couple days before their retirement, that’s attacking a person and their family, their pension, and people are just so tired of that,” Pocan said. 

“This president lacks the human qualities of compassion, and everything we expect to have in a president,” he added.