Donald Trump boasted earlier this week he had a "good relationship" with the top House Democrat, Nancy Pelosi
But she gave him the cold shoulder on Thursday
Donald Trump boasted earlier this week he had a “good relationship” with the top House Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, but she gave him the cold shoulder on Thursday.
“I don’t have much of a relationship,” Pelosi said of Trump, adding about the billionaire businessman, “I have met him, and I’m a courteous, polite person, so I can work with almost anyone.”
But Pelosi emphasized she didn’t expect to be working with Trump in the White House, instead telling reporters at the House Democratic Caucus retreat she hoped to work with him in “philanthropy or climate change, or any other endeavor he might be interested in, but I expect to be working with a Democrat as President of the United States.”
The California Democrat and former speaker did note that she worked with President George W. Bush, despite their disagreements on the Iraq war and other policies, on other proposals like energy and the 2008 bailout.
Pelosi declined to say who she hoped Democrats would face in 2016.
“There’s no question that some candidates that seem to have, shall we say, a place we can make a stronger contrast than others, although all of them are starkly different from our Democratic candidates.”