Trump made his aides declare that he is stable and calm at an event that was supposed to be about trade war relief for farmers.
Trump made his staff vouch for his calmness:
Trump: I don’t think anybody wants to be impeached. Kellyanne, what was my temperament yesterday?
Kellyanne Conway: Very calm, Mr. President. You did not raise your voice. You were very calm and very direct.
Trump: What was my attitude yesterday?
Larry Kudlow: You were very calm.
Trump: What was my demeanor yesterday?
Sarah Sanders: Very calm. I have seen both. This was not an angry or ranting, very calm and straightforward.
Trump also declared himself an extremely stable genius:
Trump repeats: "I'm an extremely stable genius."
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) May 23, 2019
Speaker Pelosi has Trump totally rattled
At her weekly press conference, Pelosi got under Trump’s skin again by calling for his family to perform an intervention for the good of the country. Pelosi said, “I can only think that he wasn’t up to the task of figuring out the difficult choices of how to cover the cost of the important infrastructure legislation that we had talked about 3 weeks before. But the President, again, stormed out. And I think, what, first, pound the table, walk out the door. What? [Before], have the TV cameras in there while I have my say. That didn’t work for him either. And now this time, another temper tantrum. Again, I pray for the President of the United States. I wish that his family or his Administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country.”
Trump responded to Pelosi’s call for an intervention with a move that looked totally bonkers. Trump’s behavior is not how a sane person handles questions about their mental health, as Trump made Pelosi’s point for her by looking crazy.
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