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Pelosi accuses Trump of looking 'sedated' at State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Unemployment gains lower than expected | Jobs report lights fire under coronavirus relief talks Hillicon Valley: Senate Intelligence Committee leaders warn of Chinese threats to national security | Biden says China must play by 'international norms' | House Democrats use Markup app for leadership contest voting Bipartisan governors call on Congress to pass coronavirus relief package MORE (D-Calif.) accused President TrumpDonald John TrumpAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week Conservative policy director calls Section 230 repeal an 'existential threat' for tech MORE of appearing “a little bit sedated” during his State of the Union address earlier this week when she extended her hand to shake.

"It was also an act of kindness, because he looked to me like he was a little bit sedated,” Pelosi said at her weekly press conference Thursday morning. “He looked that way last year, too. But that was that. He didn’t want to shake hands? That meant nothing to me.”

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The image of Trump appearing to decline to shake Pelosi’s hand before his speech Tuesday quickly went viral online. After his speech, Pelosi immediately tore up her copy of his prepared remarks, which she called a “manifesto of mistruths” during the press conference.

Pelosi tweeted out the image of her extending her hand Tuesday night, adding, “Democrats will never stop extending the hand of friendship to get the job done #ForThePeople. We will work to find common ground where we can, but will stand our ground where we cannot."