NO TRIP FOR YOU
Whatever you think of Donald Trump, one thing is clear. He knows how to play hardball.
On the heels of Speaker Pelosi telling Trump he should cancel the State of the Union, POTUS 45 used his executive authority to cancel her trip overseas using military aircraft.
According to the Daily Mail…
President Trump canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s government-funded trip abroad on Wednesday as he slapped back at her for a request that he postpone his State of the Union address.
Pelosi has been scheduled to visit Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan next week.
She had already called off a congressional recess amid the government shutdown, and the House was due to reconvene on Tuesday of next week — meaning she may not have been going on the trip anymore in the first place.
Trump continued in his letter,
‘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. 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.
We have never seen anything like this in modern American political history. A speaker telling a President not to show up for a State of the Union and a President pulling a military jet for an overseas trip for ANY member of Congress let alone the Speaker of the House.
I almost forgot we have the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
Get ready for the massive meltdown on cable starting in 3…2…..
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