The seats were supposedly reserved for United states senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N. Y. ) and House Group Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif. ), who bailed on a meeting following the president tweeted “ I don’ t get a deal ” with the set.
Trump was hoping the chairs would show that the two Democrats are, as he said, “ every talk and no action. ”
Rather, the image of a lonely looking leader sitting between two empty chair quickly went viral: