President Trump has just responded to Nancy Pelosi’s refusal to schedule the State of the Union with a promise to stage an alternative event:
President Donald Trump says he will do an "alternative" event after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blocked him from giving his State of the Union address during the government shutdown. https://t.co/deADbcm8nH
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 23, 2019
Trump at the White House Wednesday said the cancellation was a “disgrace.” He did not detail his next move, saying: “We will be announcing what we’re doing.”
The California Democrat told Trump in a letter Wednesday the Democratic-controlled House won’t pass the required measure for him to give the nationally televised speech from the House floor on Tuesday.
Trump said he was planning a “really important speech” and called Pelosi’s move a “great blotch on the country that we all love.” He argued Pelosi was blocking him because she doesn’t want to hear “the truth” about border security.
We’ll see what happens next…