President Donald Trump called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “sick woman” and a “waste of time” after she called him “morbidly obese” in a television interview. 

“I don’t respond to her. I think she’s a waste of time,” Trump told reporters when asked about Pelosi’s remarks. 

Later on, when asked about the case involving his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Trump suggested Pelosi has “mental problems.”

“Pelosi is a sick woman. She’s got a lot of problems, a lot of mental problems. We’re dealing with people that have to get their act together for the good of the country,” Trump said.

His comments came after Pelosi criticized Trump for taking hydroxychloroquine, a drug he has claimed is a potential treatment for coronavirus despite its risky side effects, and focused on his age and weight as reasons he shouldn’t be using the drug.

“I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group and in his, shall we say, weight group, morbidly obese, they say,” Pelosi said, adding, “So, I think that it’s not a good idea.”

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