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Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering U.S. troops, lawmakers

5 monthes ago   |   By Politicus USA

Pelosi's office then was prepared to fly commercially - an idea Trump himself raised - but announced Friday morning the trip was being postponed because the administration had leaked details that could endanger the trip or the troops the speaker was to visit. A White House official denied this.
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Pelosi Spokesman: Trump Administration Leaked Plans To Fly Commercially To War Zone

Pelosi Spokesman: Trump Administration Leaked Plans To Fly Commercially To War Zone

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The speakers office says congressional delegation was prepared to fly commercial to Afghanistan after Trump revoked military flight (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Pelosi Spokesman: Trump Administration Leaked Plans To Fly Commercially To War Zone

Pelosi Spokesman: Trump Administration Leaked Plans To Fly Commercially To War Zone

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The speakers office says congressional delegation was prepared to fly commercial to Afghanistan after Trump revoked military flight (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Pelosi Spokesperson Accuses Trump of Endangering Security by Leaking Afghanistan Travel Plans

5 monthes ago   |   By Time

The shutdown fight has escalated to yet another level of ugliness.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office accused the Trump Administration Friday of endangering the security of members of Congress, as well as U.S. troops in Afghanistan, by publicizing details of the Congressional delegation's plans to travel to the combat zone on commercial flights.
The latest development comes after President Donald Trump publicly canceled the Congressional delegation's use of a military plane Thursday, citing the government shutdown. That was in response to Pelosi's letter to Trump suggesting he not deliver...
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Pelosi team: Afghanistan trip now off due to 'grave threats caused by the President's action'

5 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

The president halted Pelosi's congressional delegation trip to Afghanistan via a military jet Thursday, but said they could still fly commercially,
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Pelosi aide accuses Trump team of security threat by leaking new Afghanistan plans

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has officially postponed her trip to Afghanistan, with her staff saying that President Donald Trump's decision to make public the details of her travel made it too dangerous for her and other lawmakers to follow through. Pelosi's spokesman made the announcement Friday morning, accusing the administration of taking the extraordinary step of leaking Pelosi's plans to fly commercially to Afghanistan after Trump made a very public show of grounding the military aircraft that was originally set aside for the trip. “This morning, we learned that the Administration had leaked...
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Trump Caused 'Grave Threats' to Pelosi, Troops by 'Leaking' Military and Commercial Travel Plans, Says Speaker's Office

5 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

Pelosi's deputy chief of staff, Drew Hammill, said the security of the trip has been compromised due to “grave threats caused by the President's action.”
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