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Nancy Pelosi ‘Celebrates’ Gov’t Shutdown With Posh Dinner Party, So Sarah Sanders Sends Her ‘Just Desserts’

Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was so proud that the Democrats were able to get a government shutdown that she took House Democrats out to a fancy dinner. So while the military may get a delay to their paychecks and real people are suffering, Democrats are celebrating.

Pelosi invited 192 Democratic members to a fancy Italian restaurant in DC on Saturday. The government was shut down at that point.

And it’s a very exclusive restaurant. As Rep. Steven Smith points out, it’s $36 a plate:

That’s a decent chunk of change for one meal to most Americans. It seems morbidly obese that Democrats would pamper themselves for shutting down the government like this.

So when White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders found out about the posh dinner, she held nothing back. She tweeted, “Nancy Pelosi is “very proud” Democrats shut the government down over illegal immigration and is taking Democrats out tonight to celebrate. Nice message to send to the brave men & women of our military and border patrol forced to work without pay during the #DemocraticShutdown”

Brutal. The response on Twitter has been equally as forceful: