Donald Trump Just “Slammed” Nancy Pelosi With a Very Curious Set of Quotation Marks

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Nancy Pelosi went on Fox News for the first time in nearly three years Sunday morning and was unsparing in her criticism of President Donald Trump, whom she called a “weak leader” and gave an F for his coronavirus testing response.

Naturally, Trump couldn’t help but respond in the most juvenile, grammatically curious way possible:

Forgive me, but:

(Alliteration aside, this is exactly why our copy editor, Daniel King, thought it necessary to annotate Trump’s tweets earlier this week.)

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