In retaliation for being disinvited by Speaker Nancy Pelosi from delivering his State of the Union speech, Donald Trump cancelled a trip by her and some other congressional leaders to Afghanistan just hours before they were due to depart. These trips to war zones are on military aircraft and kept secret until they are almost over for security reasons.
One report says that all congressional trips on military planes have been cancelled.
So what’s next in this escalation?
Between the US shutdown shenanigans and the Brexit disaster in the UK, both essentially self-inflicted debacles due to actions of their respective leaders, this has not been democracy’s finest hour.
Students usually find socials studies classes that deal with how government works to be somewhat boring. I wonder if interest has perked up in recent days.