Trump Responds To Nancy Pelosi’s Boycott Of His SOTU Speech, And Its Savage
On Wednesday Nancy Pelosi wrote a letter to President Donald Trump stating that he should not do his State Of The Union speech since the Government is in the middle of the longest shutdown in history.
In her letter the House speaker suggested “unless government re-opens this week,” the State of the Union — set for January 29 — should be pushed back until the partial government shutdown ends. Or, he should consider sending it in written form to Congress.
Pelosi cited “security concerns” as her request to postpone the address.
On Thursday afternoon Trump responded to her letter with one of his own, announcing he will be canceling her trip to Belgium, Egypt and Afghanistan in apparent retaliation for her previous letter asking him to basically cancel his SOTU speech.
“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.”
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Tweeted out the letter first. President Trump posted it shortly after.
Here’s the full letter to Nancy Pelosi from Presdient Donald Trump…
Trump added that he feels “it would be better” if Pelosi was in Washington negotiating with him “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. I look forward to seeing you soon and even more forward to watching our open and dangerous Southern Border finally receive the attention, funding and security it so desperately deserves.”