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The Hill: Lawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump

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Lawmakers and other social media users took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to praise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after President Trump tweeted a photo of her standing up at a contentious meeting with Democratic leaders in Congress and Trump about his decision to pull American troops from northern Syria.

“Nervous Nancy’s unhinged meltdown!” Trump tweeted Wednesday.

But many tweeted their support of Pelosi after the president’s attacks. Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.) tweeted, “Thank you @SpeakerPelosi for standing up for the American people!” and thanked his fellow lawmakers in the House for overwhelmingly passing a resolution earlier on Wednesday rebuking Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria last week.

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