House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has responded to President Trump‘s tweet taking a shot at her for a photo of her with the Russian ambassador at the center of the Jeff Sessions controversy.
Because Sessions did not disclose his meetings during his confirmation hearing, Pelosi and a whole host of other Democrats have called this week for the attorney general’s resignation. Trump today has accused both Pelosi and Chuck Schumer of hypocrisy:
Then he further responded with this:
This is how Pelosi has responded:
For the record, Pelosi had initially said earlier today that she had not met with the ambassador, but after Politico uncovered the photo, a spokesman said this:
Asked to square Pelosi’s comments with the photo of the meeting, a spokesman said Pelosi simply meant she never had a solo meeting with Kislyak.
“Of course, that’s what she meant,” said the spokesman, Drew Hammill. “She has never had a private one-on-one with him.”