Trump Calls Pelosi An ‘Incompetent Political Hack,’ Demands She ‘Come Back To Washington’

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President Trump wants to do more to help Americans during the coronavirus pandemic but needs House Speaker Nancy Pelosi back in Washington to do so.

BizPac Review reports Trump directly blamed Pelosi during Friday’s Coronavirus Task Force briefing:

He was asked about the Thursday depletion of the Small Business Administration’s available funds for emergency loans to small businesses and he laid the blame squarely at the feet of Pelosi.

The CARES Act allotted $349 billion in loan money for small business owners and the Paycheck Protection Program, as it is called, and has proven to be a big help for those struggling as a result of the economic shutdown. However, as of Thursday, the program is on pause until additional funds are approved by Congress.

“It’s been a tremendous success. It’s been executed flawlessly,” Trump said of the program. “I mean with few exceptions it’s really been good. And I think the Democrats are going to do it. Look, Nancy Pelosi, she’s away on vacation or something and she should come back. She should come back and get this done. I don’t know why she’s not coming back. The fact is she’s not doing her job. And there’s nothing unusual about that for her.”

The Daily Wire reports Trump was not the only person bothered that Pelosi is locked away in the comfort of her own home while a record-setting 22 million Americans are unable to work and filing for unemployment.

Instead, Pelosi is allegedly eating $13-per-pint ice cream out of two $24,000 refrigerators.

In a tweet, Trump called Pelosi “an incompetent political hack” and demanded she “come back to Washington & take care of our great American workers.”

Here’s more from the Daily Wire:

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Pelosi appeared Monday on an episode of “The Late Late Show” with James Corden from her Napa Valley mansion. Asked by the host to “share something from her home,” Pelosi walked over to two massive built-in refrigerators and slid open a freezer drawer.

She later took to Twitter to post the clip, writing: “We all have found our ways to keep our spirits up during these trying times. Mine just happens to fill up my freezer.”

Trump went as far as to say Pelosi and Democrat Senate Leader Chuck Schumer were on an “endless vacation.”

It should also be noted that President Trump is continuing to donate his salary (as he has done throughout his entire term) while members of Congress are still getting paid during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s how some other people responded to Pelosi’s elitism:

As for the unofficial Democratic nominee Joe Biden?

“You have great taste, @SpeakerPelosi,” he tweeted.