In another turn of silly news, Trump sent a letter to Pelosi telling her that he’s postponing her trip to Afghanistan, Brussels, and Egypt.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted the letter that states:
“Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed,” Trump said.
“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. Obviously, if you would like to make your journey by flying commercial, that would certainly be your prerogative.”
The letter continued: “I look
Nancy Pelosi was scheduled to leave today at 3:30pm
Trips to war zones are never discussed in advance and Trump basically let the public know that the Speaker of the House and her foreign delegation was traveling to Afghanistan.
The letter seems to be a tit-for-tat response from Trump, this is definitely not the trollish behavior 800,000 unpaid government workers are looking for during this shutdown.
Donald Trump also accused Democrats of going to see “Hamilton” and vacationing in Puerto Rico last week during the shutdown.
Democrats were raising funds for Hurricane Maria that hit the island in 2017.
Some Members of Congress were already waiting on the Air Force bus waiting to go to the airport before Trump released his letter.
Some members of congress are now responding to this action from President Trump.