Trump Reportedly So Mad About Pelosi-Schumer Meeting That He ‘Stormed Out’ of Oval Office Throwing Stuff
Donald Trump‘s bad day got even worse when he stormed out of his disastrous meeting with incoming Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and apparently lost his Schiff in full view of aides, who then reported the tantrum to a White House reporter.
The entire political world was stunned by the spectacle of Schumer and Pelosi tag-teaming Trump in the Oval Office like a couple of Orcas batting around a baby harp seal, and according to Los Angeles Times White House correspondent Eli Stokols, the thrashing wasn’t lost on Trump.
On Tuesday night’s edition of Hardball, Stokols told host Chris Matthews that Trump was “frustrated” following the meeting, during which Trump reportedly ignored the advice of his aides, and was goaded into taking ownership of any government shutdown that might occur.
“It sort of spiraled out of control, and when the President left the Oval Office after Pelosi and Schumer left,” Stokols said, “a number of people saw him, he stormed out of the Oval, walked into an anteroom just off the Oval Office, and had in his hand a folder of briefing papers, and he just scattered them out of frustration, threw them across the room and expressed frustration to the people who were present.”
Stokols added that Trump thought Schumer “got the better of him,” and bitterly complained that Schumer played to the cameras while ostensibly speaking to Trump.
Trump wasn’t the only one throwing things after that meeting, but in Nancy Pelosi’s case, it was shade being thrown. She told reporters outside the West Wing that she’d wanted the meeting to be private because she “didn’t want to in front of those people say, ‘You don’t know what you’re talking about.’”
And in private talks with Democrats following the meeting, Pelosi remarked unfavorably about Trump’s “manhood.”
If you think this is bad, just wait until Trump finds out he can’t have Rick Santorum as his next chief of staff.
Watch the clip above, via MSNBC.
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