NEW YORK — CNBC’s Jim Cramer apologized Tuesday for calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi”mad Nancy” through a meeting, saying he had been hoping to make a point about Washington intolerance that dropped flat.
The fast-talking former hedge fund dealer, among CNBC’s leading characters for two years, was interviewing Pelosi on discussions on a relief charge for all those hurt financially from the pandemic.
“What bargain can we now have, mad Nancy?” He explained during the meeting.
He immediately suggested he was channeling President Donald Trump, that has used this derisive nickname for Pelosi. “I have such reverence for the workplace I wouldn’t ever use that phrase,” he explained.
“You understand what I mean.”
After he received criticism on Twitter, Cramer defended himself suggested that his intentions were apparent.
“I challenge anyone to listen to the meeting and believe I was not copying what the president says and just how dreadful I find it,” he said.
In his series”Mad Money” afterward, nevertheless, Cramer explained he had left a very stupid remark.
“It was a tongue-in-cheek attempt to create a point concerning the unpleasant tone of discussions in Washington,” he explained. “However, it fell completely flat and I apologize for this.”
Shaunna Thomas, co-founder and also the executive manager of this team UltraViolet stated Cramer’s”patronizing and condescending bile” has severe implications for the nation and girls who opt to run for political office.
“It is time that CNBC takes actions to get rid of toxic misogyny from the airwaves, which begins by shooting Jim Cramer,” Thomas stated.