The image got traction on Twitter when Donald Trump used it as "proof" that he didn't throw a fit over Syria, but rather, Pelosi did.
"What we witnessed on the part of the president was a meltdown, sad to say", Pelosi said.
Trump accused Democratic leaders of sympathizing with communists in Syria and slammed Pelosi as "a third-rate politician", before ripping a series of targets including Jim Mattis, his own former Pentagon chief.
The president stressed either Pelosi has mental problems or she and other Democrats deliberately put their partisan interests above the interests of this country. "I think he believes if you turn the other cheek, you just get it in the neck - so Speaker Pelosi knows that".
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks with members of the media outside of the West Wing of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Washington, after meeting with President Donald Trump.
Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham rejected the Democratic version of events, saying the president had been "measured and decisive", and that Pelosi walking out was "baffling but not surprising". Carpenter questioned how a Republican president could have driven her to "speak up for Nancy Pelosi?". Pelosi apparently didn't mind the picture; she made it part of her Twitter profile.
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(SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL SAYING: "I've told him certainly personally and publically I disagree with the decision". By May, when it was Trump's turn to storm out of a meeting with Pelosi, he resorted to calling her a nickname for the first time: "Crazy Nancy".
In May, as special counsel Robert Mueller was wrapping up his investigation of Russia's election meddling, Trump walked out of a White House meeting with Pelosi on infrastructure spending.
Pelosi has previously gone viral with her apparent trolling of Trump, with her slow clapping of his last State of the Union speech becoming an instant meme. Later Wednesday, he tweeted that Pelosi was "a very sick person!"
The two top House Democrats then left, followed shortly afterward by Schumer, who had briefly stayed behind to press Defense Secretary Mark Esper about the fate of ISIS prisoners in Syria.