Minutes before that historic ceremony began (and after it was supposed to start) President Donald Trump was giving an exclusive interview to Fox News host Laura Ingraham. (The Trump campaign pays Ingraham by supporting her podcast, and her podcast will feature her interview with the President.)
In that interview, which in part delayed the start of Thursday's anniversary ceremony, President Trump, on foreign soil, with the graves of thousands of soldiers who died to defend freedom and democracy in the background, mocked and attacked the U.S. Speaker of the House.
“Nancy Pelosi is a disaster, ok? She’s a disaster," Trump told Ingraham. "Let her do what she wants, you know what? I think they’re in big trouble,” he said of House Democrats.
“Nancy Pelosi, I call her Nervous Nancy, Nancy Pelosi doesn’t talk about it,” Trump said, referring to a joint statement released by the Dept. of Justice and the Special Counsel Office after Robert Mueller addressed the nation last month.
Trump also took the opportunity to attack Mueller, saying he made “such a fool” of himself during his short address.
This is not the first time President Trump has attacked Americans while on foreign soil.
Last week from Tokyo, while attending the first meeting of a world leader with the new emperor of Japan, considered a solemn occasion, Trump repeatedly attacked former Vice President and current Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden. He has also attacked U.S. news outlets while on foreign soil.
Watch Trump's interview with Ingraham:
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