President TrumpDonald John TrumpGary Cohn says Trump commerce adviser the one economist in world who believes in tariffs Home transportation committee chairman threatens to subpoena Boeing, FAA communication Pentagon units new limits on transgender service members MORE on Thursday twice greeted Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D’Alesandro PelosiDivisions emerge over Home drug value payments Budowsky: Speaker Pelosi rises to the event In a single day Protection: Senate breaks with Trump on Yemen battle | Shanahan hit with ethics criticism over Boeing ties | Pentagon rolls out order to implement transgender ban | Dem chair throws chilly water on Area Drive price range MORE (D-Calif.) with a kiss on the cheek, a uncommon heat interplay between the 2 leaders.
CBS Information reporter Bo Erickson shared video on social media that confirmed Trump giving Pelosi a peck as he departed the Capitol after attending the Pals of Eire Luncheon.
FAREWELL KISS from President Trump to Speaker Pelosi pic.twitter.com/XwpmThZrDz
— Bo Erickson (@BoKnowsNews) March 14, 2019
Fox Information reporter Chad Pergram reported that Trump equally greeted Pelosi when he arrived for the occasion.
Colleague Guerin Hays rpts Pelosi/Trump sit subsequent to one another at Irish luncheon at Capitol. Trump gave her a kiss on the cheek & helped Pelosi into her chair
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 14, 2019
Pelosi has served as a outstanding foil throughout Trump’s presidency, first as Home Minority Chief and now as Speaker since January. She has steadily lambasted his insurance policies and his rhetoric on immigration, well being care, spending and different topics.
The 2 clashed over the State of the Union tackle earlier this yr when Pelosi postponed it amid a partial authorities shutdown. Trump instructed he would give the speech regardless, however finally relented.
Pelosi additionally caught Trump’s consideration with feedback printed earlier this week during which she indicated she’s unlikely to help impeachment as a result of the president is “not value it.”
“Impeachment is so divisive to the nation that until there’s one thing so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t suppose we should always go down that path, as a result of it divides the nation. And he’s simply not value it,” Pelosi informed the Put up.
Trump later tweeted that he appreciated the Speaker’s feedback, however that he “by no means did something fallacious.”