“The president really doesn’t know what he’s talking about. But maybe you could ask his son-in-law, who is a slumlord,” in Baltimore.
“We went to the White House to talk to President Trump about infrastructure, but he threw a temper tantrum and walked out of the meeting.”
Hoyer’s backing is significant because he leads the pro-Israel faction in the Democratic Party.
The House speaker also defended Rep. Ilhan Omar against accusations of anti-Semitism.
It’s the latest in a flurry of Republican efforts to embarrass Democrats on Israel-related issues.
Pelosi called boycotts of Israel bigotry masquerading as ideology.
“I don’t think this is just about comments by Congresswoman Omar, which I do not think were intentionally anti-Semitic,” she said.
“We need to denounce all forms of hate. There is no hierarchy of hurt.”
“We condemn these remarks and we call upon Congresswoman Omar to immediately apologize for these hurtful comments.”
“And I find China, frankly, in many ways, to be far more honorable than Cryin’ Chuck and Nancy. Really do.”