The political landscape continues to be a battlefield of words as former President Donald Trump and former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi engage in a heated exchange of criticisms. Here’s what happened.
The War of Words. “That Was Really Quite Vicious”
The war of words began after Pelosi commented on Trump’s demeanor during his recent arraignment.
On August 3, as Donald Trump appeared in D.C. for his arraignment in connection with the January 6th Capitol riots and alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, Nancy Pelosi did not shy away from expressing her opinion.
Responding to Pelosi’s comment, Donald Trump addressed the matter directly on his social media platform, Truth Social.
Trump wrote, “I purposely didn’t comment on Nancy Pelosi’s very weird story concerning her husband, but now I can because she said something about me, with glee, that was really quite vicious.”
“She Is a Sick and Demented Psycho Who Will Someday Live In Hell!”
“’I saw a scared puppy,’ she said, as she watched me on television, like millions of others, that didn’t see that. I wasn’t scared. Nevertheless, how mean a thing to say!” Trump added.
Trump’s response went beyond a simple counterargument, delving into personal attacks as he wrote, “She is a Wicked Witch whose husband’s journey from hell starts and finishes with her.
She is a sick and demented psycho who will someday live in HELL!”
The verbal clash between Trump and Pelosi occurred against the backdrop of Trump’s third indictment.
Were Trump’s Civil Rights Violated?
Pleading “not guilty” to the four charges against him, Trump’s legal battles have become a rallying point for his supporters.
“The only civil rights that have been violated in this matter are my civil rights and those of the countless people that Biden and the communists have been persecuting,” Trump claimed in his latest speech in Alabama.
“Just Because Trump Behaves in His Way Does Not Mean We Need To Comment About Him on That Level”
Several social media users expressed their thoughts on the incident.
One Twitter user wrote, “That is very undiplomatic of Nancy Pelosi. Again, just because Trump behaves in his way does not mean we need to comment about him on that level.”
Another User wrote, “Pelosi is scared that the truth about J6 will come out and expose her master minding the riot.”
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Source: OK Magazine