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  • Levin: ‘The president of the United States is going to give a speech to the nation, whether Pelosi

    01/18/2019 2:48:42 PM PST · by conservative98 · 34 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | · January 18, 2019 | Carmel Kookogey
    Levin suggested that instead of having a rally in lieu of the State of the Union address, the president should hold the address in the Senate. “The United States Capitol building, ladies and gentlemen, belongs to you. It does not belong to Nancy Pelosi. It doesn’t belong to the Democrats. The president of the United States is going to give a speech to the nation, whether Pelosi likes it or not. And he ought to give the speech to the nation from the same building as every other president has used. And do it from the Senate: Explain that it’s...
  • Trump is goading Pelosi to completely disinvite him to speak in the House for the SOTU

    01/17/2019 5:00:32 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 48 replies
    President Trump latest action of denying Pelosi use of military planes within hours of departure overseas in light of the shutdown, puts Nancy and the Democrats in a goading box If Pelosi acquiesce and allow Trump to speak before all of Congress in the House then she will appear as groveling and weak as she backs down from her supposedly power move praised by the media. The radical leftists in the House wouldn’t like it either and would slam Pelosi as a weakling and not standing up to Trump. President Trump wins If Pelosi denies Trump to speak before all...
  • Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for foreign trip in response to call for State of the Union delay

    01/17/2019 12:00:00 PM PST · by conservative98 · 216 replies
    Fox ^ | 1/17/18 | Brooke Singman |
    President Trump on Thursday appeared to deny military aircraft to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for a foreign trip just minutes before the congressional delegation was set to depart, in a stunning response to her call to delay the State of the Union address amid the government shutdown. In a curt letter, Trump said her trip has been “postponed.” “Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the Shutdown is over. In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving...

    01/17/2019 10:40:17 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 52 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/17/2019 | Virginia Kruta
    RAND PAUL HAS A SOLUTION TO STATE OF THE UNION PROBLEM — CUTS OUT PELOSI ENTIRELY 9:30 AM 01/17/2019 | POLITICS Virginia Kruta | Associate Editor 1035 Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul offered a potential solution to the State of the Union problem that has been front and center for the past few days — President Donald Trump bypasses the House of Representatives entirely and delivers the speech from the Senate floor. “Senator McConnell is in charge of the Senate,” Paul tweeted Thursday morning. “If Mrs. Pelosi refuses to allow the president to deliver the State of the Union in...
  • Pelosi shifts reasoning on State of Union speech delay

    01/17/2019 9:48:29 AM PST · by jazusamo · 90 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 17, 2019 | Stephen Dinan
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi renewed her call to postpone the State of the Union address but changed her reasons Thursday, saying her worry isn’t that the Secret Service can’t do its job but rather that they shouldn’t be asked to do it while they’re not getting paid. She also chided President Trump for his lack of a response to her suggestion that the Jan. 29 speech be put off. “Very silent,” she said. Mrs. Pelosi signaled she hasn’t decided what she will do if Mr. Trump refused her suggestion to delay the speech.
  • Secret Service, DHS say they can handle State of the Union security

    01/16/2019 1:53:21 PM PST · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 16, 2019 | 3:21pm | Bob Fredericks
    The Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security said they can handle security at President Trump’s State of the Union address — which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants Trump to postpone. Both federal agencies have been largely shuttered as the partial government shutdown enters its record-breaking 26th day. But Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen wrote on Twitter that both agencies are good to go. “The Department of Homeland Security and the US Secret Service are fully prepared to support and secure the State of the Union. We thank the Service for their mission focus and dedication and for all they...
  • Nancy Pelosi to Trump: Reschedule State of Union address or just submit it in writing to Congress

    01/16/2019 6:44:29 AM PST · by Oratam · 27 replies
    CNBC ^ | January 16, 2019 | Dan Mangan & Brian Schwartz
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump in a letter to either reschedule his State of the Union address or deliver it in writing to Congress while the government continues to be partially shut down.
  • Nancy Pelosi to Trump: Reschedule State of Union address or just submit it in writing to Congress

    01/16/2019 6:41:13 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 232 replies
    CNBC Breaking ^ | 16 JAN 19 | Dan Mangan | Brian Schwartz
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump in a letter to either reschedule his State of the Union address or deliver it in writing to Congress while the government continues to be partially shut down. This is breaking news story. Check back for updates.
  • Trump should declare a border emergency at his State of Union address Jan 29

    01/10/2019 4:55:50 PM PST · by rintintin · 25 replies
    Jan 10 2019 | Rintintin
    He should have victims of illegal immigrant crimes in the gallery. Also, people put out of work by the cheap labor express. And he should ask how we can fight a war on terrorism while leaving our border unsecured
  • Students Hate Quotes From Trump’s State Of The Union, Until Realizing They Are Obama’s

    02/04/2018 9:59:25 AM PST · by blam · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-4-1018 | Ben Kew
    Some students reacted negatively to quotes they believed were from President Donald Trump’s recent State of the Union Address, until realizing they were actually quoting Barack Obama. Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips spoke to students outside John Jay College in New York City, who unanimously criticized the supposed Trump quotes, describing them as “warmongering,” “aggressive,” and “immature.” The quotes, taken from some of Obama’s State of the Union addresses, included threats to destroy the Islamic State, statements of America’s military strength, and attacking China’s economic policy. “Well, first off, ISIS is fake,” replied one man. “It’s something the government made up...
  • My Take on Two Presidential Addresses: 2001 vs. 2017

    02/04/2018 5:11:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | February 4, 2018 | Arthur Schaper
    There are only two President addresses to the full Congress which I have listened to from beginning to end: President George W. Bush’s speech delivered in 2001 after the 9-11 terrorist attacks; and President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, delivered at the end of January this year. In 2001, I had just settled in for my third year at UC Irvine, serving as an office assistant at my college dorm. The 9-11 terrorist attack rattled everyone on campus and preoccupied us for the next two months, but we got through it and helped incoming freshmen move...
  • WaPo Columnist: The Democrats' Antics During Trump’s State Of The Union Was Embarrassing

    02/03/2018 10:08:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies ^ | February 3, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Okay—it’s not a defense of President Trump. In fact, it takes it swipes at his presidency quite well, as if to shout at Democrats’ faces on what they need to say to combat the message he’s disseminated to the country, especially on economic growth. Nevertheless, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank was not happy with how Democrats reacted to President Trump’s State of the Union. He seemed especially taken aback at the notion that scores of congressional Democratsdidn’t standwhen he entered the House Chamber, breaking the common rule that when the president enters, no one sits—ever: I take a back seat...
  • Democratic Leaders, Why Do You Find Patriotism Divisive?

    02/02/2018 5:32:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | February 2, 2018 | David Limbaugh
    Did you ever think you'd see the day when a prominent political party would accuse the president of being divisive and exclusionary for saying "America" too many times during his State of the Union speech? The American Civil Liberties Union made that very complaint. No, the ACLU is not the Democratic Party, but their positions on such matters are virtually indistinguishable. Besides, many prominent Democrats and media liberals made similar objections after the speech. MSNBC host Joy Reid brazenly trashed traditional American values and institutions with her tweet accusing President Trump of trying to force the normalization of himself by...
  • Toward a Trump Republicanism

    02/02/2018 5:13:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | February 2, 2018 | Michael Barone
    Donald Trump's surprisingly good State of the Union speech got a record 70 to 75 percent positive approval rating from those who watched. Even if you discount (as you should) for the Trump haters who can't bear to watch him and chose another of their 100-plus cable channels, that's not chopped liver. If they'd watched, their reactions would undoubtedly have been as sour as those of the Democrats in the chamber who stayed slouching and frowning in their chairs even after some patriotic lines. White House staffers hinted that the speech would be nonpartisan, a reach out to Democrats from...
  • Longtime Trump Critic Frank Luntz Apologizes to President After State of the Union

    02/01/2018 1:03:38 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies ^ | February 1, 2018 | Chris Reeves
    Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday was met with widespread approval from most of the country, but many Democrats, liberals, progressives, and other longtime opponents of the president were unmoved by the speech. One exception to this general trend in the media sphere was Republican pollster Frank Luntz, who tweeted his approval of many different aspects of Trump’s speech before concluding: Tonight, I owe Donald Trump an apology. Tonight, I was moved and inspired. Tonight, I have hope and faith in America again. It may go away tomorrow…But tonight, America is great again. #SOTU— Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) January...
  • The Night the Democratic Party Committed Political Suicide

    02/01/2018 12:51:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 79 replies ^ | February 1, 2018 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Before I get to the embarrassment of the nasty, bitter State of the Union display by the Democratic Party, let me lead with great news. First, the jobs front. Wednesday morning saw the release of ADP/Moody’s Analytics private payrolls report. New job creation exploded once again under President Trump. Businesses added 234,000 jobs in January versus an expected 185,000. Manufacturing added 12,000 jobs and construction 9,000 new jobs - in a traditionally slow month. WOW. Secondly, the numbers from Trump’s State of the Union. Fox News had the biggest audience for a State of the Union in the history of...
  • The Glorious Optics of Trump’s SOTU

    02/01/2018 5:57:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | February 1, 2018 | Lawrence Myers
    The scowling faces of Democrats during President Trump’s SOTU speech on Tuesday night told Americans everything they need to know about the Democratic leadership of this country. Items that any rational person should cheer went unacknowledged by most Democrat politicians. Or rather, they were acknowledged, with aforementioned scowling faces and the distinct lack of even golf club applause. This is what we in public relations call “bad optics”. It is instructive to examine not only why the Democrats’ behavior is so awful, but how the President’s policies and the speech itself set them up for failure. The American economy has...
  • The State of President Trump

    02/01/2018 5:34:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | February 1, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    President Trump's first State of the Union address set a new standard. For himself. If he lives up to that standard in future speeches, he may go far in changing his image from a blustering, ad-libbing "entertainer," to someone who looks and sounds, shall I say it, more "presidential." The speech was well-crafted, delivered in a mostly low-key manner and timed perfectly to link themes with flesh-and-blood guests in the balcony. It didn't hurt that first lady Melania Trump looked stunning in an all-white suit and caused jaws to drop as she descended the balcony stairs to her seat....
  • Joe Kennedy’s SOTU Response Wasn’t Just Bad, It Was Delusional Nonsense

    01/31/2018 10:57:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies ^ | February 1, 2018 | Justin Haskins
    Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.), a rising star in the Democratic Party, was tapped to respond to President Trump’s first State of the Union (SOTU) Address, an opportunity riddled with perils and potential. The State of the Union response can be a make-or-break opportunity for young, ambitious politicians.Although State of the Union Addresses are typically too slow-moving for many Americans, they remain one of the most watched political events of the year, and the response to the State of the Union is the minority party’s opportunity to provide an alternative vision for the future of the country.What we learned in Kennedy’s...
  • A Welcome Address by an American President

    01/31/2018 5:42:37 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 6 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 31, 2018 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on a State of the Union Message... “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” “Mr. Gorbachev: Tear Down This Wall!” Every politician, when making a speech, hopes to hit a few major themes, and hopes to include lines that are as descriptive and memorable as the quotes above from Presidents Lincoln, Kennedy, and Reagan… but it’s a lot to hope for. In recent years, the State of the Union message has largely become an annual laundry list of spending proposals, some with...