President Trump Slams Pelosi and Schumer


On Tuesday, President Trump slammed Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer fortheir refusal to attend a planned meeting, as reported by Fox News.

What Happened?

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were scheduled to attend a government meeting with President Trump, Paul Ryan, and Mitch McConnell. The aforementioned meeting would have centered around a new and improved budget, immigration reform, and more. However, shortly after 9:00 AM, President Trump tweeted out the following message:

This tweet offended “Chuck and Nancy” so much that they opted out of attending the meeting. This prompted President Trump to slam the two Democratic leaders as “all talk, no action.

The President also made the following remarks to reporters earlier:

Now, it’s even worse. Now it’s not even talk. So they’re not showing up for the meeting.

Responses to President Trump’s Criticism and Thoughts from the American People

Following the President’s condemnation of Pelosi and Schumer’s absence, Pelosi tweeted out this message:

Schumer also posted the following tweets about the President:

However, despite Pelosi and Schumer’s justifications, many Americans believed not showing up to the meeting was inappropriate. They expressed this viewpoint in tweets such as the ones which read as follows:

Like President Trump, McConnell and Ryan also slammed Pelosi and Schumer for their failure to attend the meeting with the following statement:

We have important work to do, and Democratic leaders have continually found new excuses not to meet with the administration to discuss these issues. If Democrats want to reach an agreement, they will be there.

So far, there is no word as to whether any parties involved shall consider rescheduling the meeting which would have taken place on Tuesday.

Congressional leaders have until December 8, 2017 to come up with a plan to prevent a government shutdown.