2019-01-17 22:23:09 UTC
the Union delay
President Trump on Thursday abruptly denied military aircraft to House
Speaker Nancy Pelosi for a foreign trip just minutes before the
congressional delegation was set to depart, in a stunning decision
that followed her call to delay the State of the Union address amid
the government shutdown.
In a curt letter, Trump said her trip has been postponed.
Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to
Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will
reschedule this seven-day excursion when the Shutdown is over. In
light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am
sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is
totally appropriate, Trump wrote.
I also feel that, during this period, it would be better if you were
in Washington negotiating with me and joining the Strong Border
Security movement to end the Shutdown. Obviously, if you would like to
make your journey by flying commercial, that would certainly be your
This is amusing, the 2 bullies going at each other.