Trump storms out of meeting with Pelosi, Schumer

President Trump said in an impromptu Rose Garden press conference that he will not work with the Democratic leaders until they stop their "phony investigations" of him.
2:26 | 05/23/19

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To the white house now and the latest angry clash between president trump and congressional Democrats. The president storming out of a planned meeting with democratic leaders after just three minutes saying he will not work on issues like infrastructure until they daal off their investigations. Our senior white house correspondent Cecilia Vega has all of those details. Good morning, Cecilia. Reporter: Hey, Amy, good morning to you. The Democrats are not going to call off these investigations and this is now ray standoff. Any bipartisan priorities this morning are on hold so this -- take a listen. This is where things stand. One Republican senator went public vending his frustration saying he hopes the president and Democrats stop acting like 8-year-olds fighting in the back of a minivan. Washington is at a stand still. You can go down the investigation track and you can go down the investment track or the track of let's get things done for the American people. Reporter: Any hopes of bipartisan compromise on issues like infrastructure or prescription drug prices gone after he vowed not to work with Democrats until they end the investigations into his presidency. Let them play their games. We're going to go down one track at a time. Reporter: The rose garden outburst followed a heated closed door meeting between the two, a meeting cut short by president trump because he was furious about an accusation made by house speaker Nancy Pelosi just before her trip to the white house. We believe that the president of the United States is engaged in a cover-up. Reporter: Sources tell ABC news the president spent all of three minutes talking to Democrats. He refused to sit down or shake hands and he left before any Democrats spoke. Instead of walking in happily into a meeting, I walk into look at people that had just said that I was doing a cover-up. I don't do cover-ups. To watch what happened in the white house would make your jaw drop. I pray for the president of the United States and I pray for the United States of America. Reporter: This was really a remark many scene here. The president was so angry that he called this hastily arranged event out there in the rose garden. Aides were still bringing out gear while the press was called in. It feels like it was called in at the last minute. Aides tried to stop the president from going out there to viptsz before the camera, sources tell us. They tried. They were not successful. They were not. Let's get the view from capitol

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