President Trump on Thursday blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as “completely incompetent” after she criticized his dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic.
“She is completely incompetent & managed by the Radical Left, a weak and pathetic puppet. Come again to Washington and do your job!,” Trump mentioned in regards to the California Democrat in a tweet.
He additionally quoted Fox Information’ Sean Hannity’s feedback about Pelosi from his present Wednesday night time.
“Loopy ‘Nancy Pelosi, you’re a weak particular person. You’re a poor chief. You’re the cause America hates profession politicians, like your self,’” Trump wrote on Twitter, quoting Hannity.
The president additionally accused Democrats of enjoying politics with the Paycheck Safety Program, a part of the Small Enterprise Administration’s rescue plan for ailing staff and companies.
“Democrats are blocking further funding for the favored Paycheck Safety Program. They’re killing American small companies. Cease enjoying politics Dems! Help Refilling PPP NOW – it’s out of funds!,” he tweeted.
The SBA mentioned Thursday the $349 billion fund is depleted and it will possibly not course of purposes.
Pelosi mentioned the holdup is as a result of state and native governments and hospitals need to be included within the rescue plan.
“We’ve got been very clear about state and native authorities wants and the position that it performs in combating the virus. The truth that there may be income loss, as nicely as further prices for the struggle in opposition to the virus, the pandemic necessitates that we allocate extra assets to state and native authorities,” Pelosi mentioned later Thursday. “That is a crucial precedence for us and for the
nation, and so within the negotiations that’s a vital piece.”
“We hope that the administration will acknowledge these wants and never deprive state and native as nicely as hospitals, as nicely as small companies, have each alternative to fulfill the wants of the folks we serve,” she continued.
Pelosi has faulted Trump for his response to the coronavirus outbreak and for his choice Tuesday to halt funds to the World Well being Group till his administration can evaluate whether or not the company mishandled early reporting on the pandemic.
She mentioned the United Nations company is a crucial asset within the international struggle in opposition to the coronavirus and known as Trump’s actions these of a “weak particular person, a poor chief, takes no duty. A weak particular person blames others.”