President Trump on Thursday canceled his planned trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, citing the prolonged government shutdown.
“Because of the Democrats intransigence on Border Security and the great importance of Safety for our Nation, I am respectfully cancelling my very important trip to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum,” he tweeted.
The president also offered his “warmest regards and apologies” to the organizers of the gathering of world leaders and global elites.
The announcement came on the shutdown’s 20th day, with no end in sight to the funding impasse. Read more at The Hill.