Pelosi Was Less Than an Hour Away from Leaving US Before Trump Canceled Her Trip

Conservative Tribune | 1/18/2019 | Karista Baldwin
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President Donald Trump’s postponement of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s overseas trip came abruptly before she and her delegation were set to depart.

This led to some awkward fumbling from the congressional delegates who were waiting on a bus as the order came in on Thursday afternoon.

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Fox News reported that the president denied access to military aircraft moments before the group planned on leaving.

An official told Fox News that “as soon as the president found out about the trip today, he took immediate action.”

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The sudden change of plans left the members of the delegation waiting on a U.S. Air Force bus at Capitol Hill. Some uncomfortably funny moment-by-moment reporting of the situation was captured on Twitter:

The White House postponed the trip, saying that it would take Pelosi out of the country past the next government pay period.

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