President Donald Trump greeted Speaker Nancy Pelosi with a hug and a kiss on both cheeks during a visit to Capitol Hill.
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The rare and friendly interaction between the two is occurred a few hours after the president criticized her on Twitter in connection with the vote to block his national emergency declaration.
A vote for today's resolution of Republican senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime and Open Border Democrats!
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2019
The two leaders, engaged in a dispute over the ongoing border wall, were reunited on Thursday at the Annual Friends of Ireland Lunch. Both held their remarks free from any partisan coup and focused on celebrating and "toasting the friendship" between the United States and Ireland.
"I was told that the appropriate introduction for the next person I have to introduce is to keep it very simple," Pelosi said. "The appropriate introduction is ladies and gentlemen, the president of the United States."
Trump responded by thanking Pelosi for his "lovely remarks" and congratulating her on his Irish grandchildren.
At the beginning of this week they seemed to agree on the concept of impeachment, despite their stark differences.
In an interview at the Washington Post, Pelosi stated that Trump's impeaching would be too divergent for the country. He "is not worth it," he added.
Trump later tweeted who greatly appreciated his comments.
I very much appreciate Nancy Pelosi's declaration against impeachment, but everyone must remember the small fact that I have never done anything wrong, Economy and Unemployment are the best ever, Military and Veterinarians are fantastic – and many other achievements! Come impeach ….
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2019