WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday admonished CNBC host Jim Cramer for “pandering” to Nancy Pelosi after he apologized for calling the powerful House Speaker “Crazy Nancy” to her face mid-interview.
“Jim, you didn’t make a mistake. It’s true, and that’s why you said it. No pandering!” Trump wrote in a tweet sharing a video of Cramer’s apology.
The outlandish host of “Mad Money” and former hedge fund manager was forced to issue a mea culpa on Tuesday evening after he insulted the 80-year-old California Democrat during an interview on stalled coronavirus stimulus negotiations.
“Earlier today, when I talked to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on ‘Squawk on the Street,’ I made a very stupid comment,” Cramer said on his show.
“It was a tongue-in-cheek attempt to make a point about the harsh tone of the negotiations in Washington, but it fell completely flat and I apologize for that,” he continued.
“As I said immediately after the comment, I want