Pelosi and Schumer were turned into memes after responding to Trump's border wall speech


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer were turned into memes on Tuesday night after they fired back at President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address.

Twitter users were quick to make jokes about the pair, saying they looked like “disappointed parents.”

In his speech to the nation, Trump incorrectly declared there was a new border crisis, wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security and falsely described the ways in which drugs come into the United States, according to the Associated Press’s fact checker.

Pelosi and Schumer slammed Trump’s statements, with the House Speaker saying his speech was “full of misinformation and even malice.”

Schumer accused Trump of using the speech to “manufacture a crisis, stoke fear, and divert attention from the turmoil in his administration.”

Their stoic appearances led the way for dozens of memes comparing the two to disappointed parents.

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Others made pop culture jokes, and even suggested the pair could be this year’s Oscar hosts.

The White House countered Pelosi and Schumer’s claims on Wednesday, with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders saying Trump is “fighting for the protection and the safety of every American citizen,” according to the Associated Press.

“The fact that the Democrats want to continue to live in denial and pretend that things that are coming across this border that bring harm to people in this country aren’t happening is frankly sad,” Sanders told “Fox and Friends.” “It’s ridiculous, and I think you saw that on full display last night in their response to the president,”

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