‘This Is Her Prerogative’: Trump Folds To Pelosi, Will Give SOTU After Shutdown

The Washington Post/The Washington Post
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The State of the Union duel between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) seems to have reached its end, as Trump tweeted that he would acquiesce to her position and wait to deliver the speech until the government reopens.

Pelosi’s latest political calculus came in the form of a letter she sent to Trump, in which she said that she would not authorize his speech in the House chamber while the shutdown continues.

Trump reacted in real time during a pool spray, saying he was “not surprised.”

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