Nancy Pelosi walked out of the White House today carrying herself like a queen.
On Tuesday afternoon, the House minority leader, along with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., met the president to discuss border funding amid a possible government shutdown.
The conversation soon broke down, with Schumer accusing the president of throwing a “temper tantrum.” Although she was repeatedly interrupted by the president and completely disregarded at times, Pelosi reminded the world of her quiet strength and leadership skills, which she described later by saying, “I was trying to be the mom.”
During the conversation, the president interrupted Pelosi 15 times, according to The Week. At one point, the president even went as far as to say, “It’s not easy for [Pelosi] to talk right now.”
Pelosi coolly shot back, “Please don’t characterize the strength that I bring to this meeting as the leader of the House Democrats, who just won a big victory.”
Of the discussion, Pelosi said, “We came in here in good faith, and we are entering into this kind of a discussion in the public view.”
She then exited the discussion like a boss — and the internet definitely took note.
Nancy Pelosi confidently leaving the White House is the type of energy I want to bring into 2019 pic.twitter.com/AZmeu1jiZy
— Sam Stryker (@sbstryker) December 11, 2018
Live footage of Nancy Pelosi walking out of that Oval Office meeting this morning… pic.twitter.com/ILJnuOJ98U
— Kaz Weida (@kazweida) December 11, 2018
My mantra for 2019: Be the Nancy you want to see in the world.
My mood for 2019: https://t.co/Mqq3R2DKd8
— Christina Reynolds (@creynoldsnc) December 11, 2018
Chuck Schumer inspecting Nancy Pelosi’s shoes that just kicked Trump’s ass. pic.twitter.com/1xqTfpcEjH
— TOᑭ ᖇOᑭE TᖇAViS (@TopRopeTravis) December 11, 2018
Trump: If I needed the votes for the wall, I would have it in one session
Pelosi: You do not have the votes in the House
Trump: I do
Pelosi: Then go do it. Take the vote we’ll find out
Nancy Pelosi from the great State of KNUCK IF YOU BUCK pic.twitter.com/JV71nvUgHJ
— Nerdy Wonka (@NerdyWonka) December 11, 2018
can this gif of nancy pelosi host the oscars pic.twitter.com/1J8lz6T1yA
— Amanda Ach (@amandaach) December 11, 2018
Trump: “Nancy’s in a situation where it’s not easy to talk right now”
.@NancyPelosi: “Please don’t characterize the strength that I bring to this meeting as the leader of the House Democrats, who just won a big victory" 🔥😎#TrumpShutdown #BorderWallpic.twitter.com/QJpdZvTr9S
— Robyn Ruth (@Robyn_Resists) December 11, 2018
It was at that moment that Nancy Pelosi became President.
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) December 11, 2018
Nancy Pelosi trying to calmly explain to Trump how the government works while he blithely talks over her and says things like "I have the White House" is a microcosm for what women deal with every day when working with idiots in power. https://t.co/c4to8YPeuV
— Geraldine (@everywhereist) December 11, 2018
Women like Nancy Pelosi & Hillary Clinton repeatedly go on television and display brilliance & composure in the face of angry men spewing venom, and they never get credit for the pillars of intelligence & preparedness that they are.
— Jay Brannan (@jaybrannan) December 11, 2018
The Actual Art of the Deal, by Nancy Pelosi
— Kaili Joy Gray (@KailiJoy) December 11, 2018
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