The same day the announcement was made, the royal court made phone calls to several women who have been active in the campaign, and told them not to speak to the press, not to make any comment on the decision, positive or negative.
One of the women told me she actually asked the person who called her, “If I want to give a positive statement, what’s wrong with that?
The Ministry of Interior instructed the mufti at the time to issue a religious fatwa justifying why women driving is bad.
The 911 outage, at the time the largest ever reported, was traced to software running on a server in Englewood, Colorado.
After all, the House minority leader recalled on Thursday afternoon, this was Trump’s first opportunity to address the senior officers of the legislative branch—the men and (relatively few) women who would determine whether his ambitious agenda would become law.