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Trump Fires Back at Pelosi With Official Statement ‘Postponing’ Her Trip to Europe and the Middle East

US President Donald Trump winks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019

On Thursday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders posted President Donald Trump‘s letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) claiming that due to the government shutdown, her planned trip overseas will be canceled.

“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,” the letter states.

Trump continued by saying because he is sure Pelosi “would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate.”

“Obviously, if you would like to make your journey by flying commercial, that would certainly be your prerogative,” Trump added.

The letter appears to be a trollish response to Pelosi disinviting Trump from making his State of the Union address due to the shutdown and “security” concerns.

The announcement reportedly came very shortly before Pelosi was scheduled to leave:

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