Tag: State of the Union

Extremism, Scandals Rip Apart Democrat Party: Radicalism, Racism, Anti-Semitism, Sexism, Socialism Threaten Left’s Return to Power

It took them a little more than a month. Since Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi reclaimed the gavel for the first time in nearly a decade, the Democrat Party has been riding high. President Donald Trump lost the first round of the battle with Democrats over […]

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Bad Lip Reading Returns To Shine More Light On Nancy Pelosi’s Pity Clap At The State Of The Union

[embedded content] Share This Video Bad Lip Reading has been laying low lately, other than trolling the most recent NFL season and occasionally interpreting Sarah Sanders, but if there was ever a time for the tradition to return, it’s the State of the Union address. This year, of course, the […]

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Kobach: The Most Revealing Moment of the State of the Union Speech

The state of the union speech has become an annual pageant of political theater, and Tuesday’s speech by President Trump was no exception.  The content of such speeches is usually exactly what you’d expect the sitting president to say on any given topic, with a few surprises sprinkled in here and there. To make it […]

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Trump Reverses Wage-Boosting Campaign Commitment, Demands More Legal Immigration: ‘We Need People’

President Trump is reversing his campaign commitment to reduce overall legal immigration levels to the United States in order to raise the wages of America’s working and middle class, as he is now demanding more immigration. During his State of the Union (SOTU) address this week, Trump went off-script while discussing national immigration policy, saying […]

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The Nuclear Option: State of the Union? Gosnell Could Be Virginia Governor

Last week, a major political party in America openly embraced legislation to legalize elective abortion during live human birth. Previously, such infanticidal horrors had been glimpsed only in murder trials of monsters like Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist serving a life sentence for murdering three babies at birth. In this modern Democratic Party, Gosnell could serve as Virginia […]

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Maybe Black People Need a Wall

Photo: iStock On Tuesday, a few hours before Donald Trump’s Shout-Outs of the Union speech, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that he wouldn’t bring charges against the police officer who shot and killed 21-year-old Emantic Bradford Jr. Alabama Attorney General Releases Video, Rules Police Shooting of Emantic Bradford Jr. […]

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Stacey Abrams’ Response to the SOTU Gave a Much-Needed Nod to Black Maternal Health

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams addresses supporters at an election watch party on November 6, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.Photo: Jessica McGowan (Getty Images) “Maternal mortality rates show that mothers, especially Black mothers, risk death to give birth.” — Stacey Abrams It was only one of many powerful points made by […]

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Stacey Abrams’ Rebuttal Of Trump’s State Of The Union Address Drew Rave Reviews

Twitter The last time the Democratic party responded to a Donald Trump speech the optics were easily lampooned and the message fell flat. On Tuesday night, with Trump finally allowed to give his State of the Union speech after the temporary end to the partial government shutdown, the Democratic party […]

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Trump: Cancer Survivor Grace Eline ‘a Great Inspiration to Everyone’

President Donald Trump introduced ten-year-old cancer survivor Grace Eline at his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, hailing the young survivor as a “great inspiration to everyone.” “Tonight, I am also asking you to join me in another fight that all Americans can get behind — the fight against childhood cancer,” said President Trump, […]

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Watch: Kamala Harris Shakes Head After Trump Calls for Stopping Drug Cartels, Human Trafficking

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) shook her head after President Donald Trump called for putting illegal drug cartels and human traffickers out of business at his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night. President Trump had specifically called for the United States to commit to ending illegal immigration, as well as put coyotes, drug cartels, and […]

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Perez: Trump Uses Socialism and Immigration to Distract From Economy and Corruption

During CNN’s State of the Union coverage on Tuesday, DNC Chair Tom Perez stated that President Trump “uses dog-whistle politics, socialism” and “immigration, and the border talk, the caravans are coming,” to distract from problems in the economy and “the culture of corruption that is there.” After viewing a clip of the president’s remarks about […]

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Grumpy Bernie Sanders Reacts After Donald Trump Slams Socialism

Sen. Bernie Sanders did not appear to enjoy President Donald Trump’s condemnation of socialism in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday. The president noted that socialist ideas were springing up in America and vowed to keep them out of the country. “America was founded on liberty and independence — not government coercion, domination, […]

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WATCH: Trump Honors Angel Family of Nevada Couple Allegedly Murdered by Illegal Alien

President Donald Trump in his State of the Union Address (SOTU) honored the Angel Family of Gerald and Sharon David, the Nevada couple who was allegedly murdered in their home in January by an illegal alien. On Tuesday evening, Trump honored the daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter of 81-year-old Gerald David and 80-year-old Sharon David who were […]

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Trump: ‘All Children – Born and Unborn – Are Made in the Holy Image of God’

President Donald Trump called upon Congress to pass legislation that would prohibit late-term abortion past the time when science has shown an unborn baby can feel pain. “Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life,” the president said during his State of the Union Address Tuesday evening. “And let us reaffirm […]

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Trump Tackles Antisemitism in State of the Union: Addresses Survivors, Liberators

President Donald Trump used a significant portion of his State of the Union address Tuesday evening to tackle the phenomenon of antisemitism — both abroad, and at home. Trump said: Last fall, we put in place the toughest sanctions ever imposed on a country. We will not avert our eyes from a regime that chants […]

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A Live Translation of Trump’s State of the Union Address

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) Good evening and welcome. Tonight, The Root’s Senior Editor Stephen A. Crockett Jr., Staff Writer Michael Harriot and Staff Writer Monique Judge will be live blogging Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. And by live blogging, we mean providing you with an understandable translation […]

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***Live Updates*** Trump Delivers State of Union Address

President Donald Trump will deliver his second State of the Union address on Tuesday evening (9 PM ET) before a joint session of Congress. Trump’s speech, which was scheduled for Jan. 29, was postponed because of the government shutdown. Democrat Stacey Abrams, the failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate who is reportedly thinking about running for Georgia’s […]

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Liberal Pundits Outraged that POTUS Invited Bullied ‘Trump’ Boy to State of the Union

Verified pundits on Twitter got upset when they discovered that an 11-year-old boy who had been bullied for having the same last name as President Donald Trump was invited to attend the president’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. Joshua Trump — who is not related to the president — has been invited to […]

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Hey, Bernie Sanders Can You STFU After the SOTU and Let Stacey Abrams Shine?

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) I thought after the “Bernie Bros.” reportedly ditched their liberal persona and voted for Donald Trump in an effort to “bern” Hillary Clinton that everyone had learned their lesson and informally agreed to play nice. As it stands, we’ve got an orange demigod in the […]

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Ortiz: State of the Union Time to Shine Spotlight on Economic Growth

Alfredo Ortiz of Job Creators Network writes in The Hill, calling upon President Trump to use the State of the Union Address as an opportunity to tout the current robust economy and urge more of the same policies be pursued. The State of the Union tomorrow is a chance to reflect on the historic economic […]

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Democrats Reveal Priorities in SOTU Invitees: Transgender, Illegal Immigrants, Gun Control

The Democrats in Congress are using their invited guests to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday to send a message about their priorities for this legislative session, including transgenders serving in the military, illegal immigration and gun control. Politico, the Washington Post, U.S. News and World Report, and CNN reported on lawmakers […]

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