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Pelosi Cancels Afghanistan Trip, Claiming Trump Administration Leaked Commercial Travel Plans

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18.01.2019

A statement from Nancy Pelosi’s office revealed Friday that the speaker of the House had planned to defy Trump’s retaliatory efforts to cancel her trip abroad by flying commercially to Afghanistan. But now, according to that statement, Pelosi has canceled her second attempt at taking a congressional delegation to visit the troops and blames the Trump Administration for leaking her travel plans.

“In the middle of the night, the State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service provided an updated threat assessment detailing that the President announcing this sensitive travel had significantly increased the danger to the delegation and to the troops, security, and other officials supporting the trip,” Pelosi spokesman Drew Hammill said in a Friday statement. “This morning, we learned that the Administration had leaked the commercial travel plans as well. In light of the grave........

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