President Donald Trump’s battle with Democrats over a partial U.S. government shutdown has escalated with Trump denying Home Speaker, Nancy Pelosi using army plane for an abroad journey.
The transfer by Trump is in obvious retaliation for Pelosi’s suggestion that he ought to delay the annual State of the Union handle scheduled for the Capitol or he sends in his handle in writing.
Pelosi had been scheduled to journey on a army plane as a part of a congressional delegation to Belgium, the place NATO is predicated, and Afghanistan to go to American troops stationed there.
In a letter to Pelosi denying her delegation using a airplane, President Trump known as the journey an “tour.”
“In gentle of the 800,000 nice American employees not receiving pay, I’m positive you’ll agree that suspending this public relations occasion is completely applicable,” he wrote. He informed Pelosi she might make the journey by flying business.
White Home Press Secretary Sarah Sanders stated Trump had acted inside his authority as commander in chief. “He postponed her means to make use of army air, which have to be permitted” by the Division of Protection, Sanders stated.
See the complete letter beneath….