Skip to comments.President Trump Delays His State of the Union Address
Posted on 01/23/2019 9:38:53 PM PST by Kaslin
President Trump announced late Wednesday night he will give the State of the Union Address when the government shutdown comes to an end.
As the Shutdown was going on, Nancy Pelosi asked me to give the State of the Union Address. I agreed. She then changed her mind because of the Shutdown, suggesting a later date. This is her prerogative - I will do the Address when the Shutdown is over. I am not looking for an.... Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 24, 2019
....alternative venue for the SOTU Address because there is no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance of the House Chamber. I look forward to giving a great State of the Union Address in the near future! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 24, 2019
The announcement comes just hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disinvited the President from giving the address.
"I am writing to inform you the House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution authorizing the President's State of the Union address in the House Chamber until government has opened," Pelosi wrote. "I look forward to welcoming you to the House on a mutually agreeable date for this address when government has opened."
This afternoon, I sent @realDonaldTrump a letter informing him that the House will not consider a concurrent resolution authorizing the Presidents State of the Union address in the House Chamber until government has opened. https://t.co/r1oad0xEAh pic.twitter.com/kGEbayx95u Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) January 23, 2019
At the White House Wednesday afternoon, Trump berated Pelosi for the move, said there would be an alternative for the address and declared the Speaker "can't handle the truth" about the current state of affairs in the country.
"The State of the Union speech has been canceled by Nancy Pelosi because she doesn't want to hear the truth. She doesn't want the American public to hear what's going on. And she's afraid of the truth. And the super-left Democrats, the radical Democrats, what's going on in that party is shocking. I know many people that were Democrats and they're switching over right now, they're switching over quickly. So I hope they know what they're doing for their party. So far they haven't," Trump said. "I will say that the American people want to hear the truth. They have to hear the. truth and the truth is all about - and said I think and I hope well - we were planning on doing a really very important speech in front of the House and the Senate and the Supreme Court and everybody else's that there. It's called the State of the Union, it's in the Constitution. We're supposed to be doing it and now Nancy Pelosi - or 'Nancy' as I call her - she doesn't want to hear the truth and she doesn't want, more importantly, the American people to hear the truth. So we just found out that she's canceled it and I think that's a great blotch on the incredible country that we all love. It's a great, great horrible mark."
"It's a sad thing for our country. We'll do something in the alternative. I'll be talking to you about that at a later date," he continued.
Tax cut was Ryans priority. And because they didnt cut spending, but instead limited deductions for state taxes, it ended up raising taxes on my family and other residents other high tax states - probably contributing to loss of some GOP house seats in these states
Too bad Trump didnt lead with his own campaigns priority - building the wall. But Ryan and GOP establishment apparently talked him out of it. And their agenda was followed by (or: led to) election loss last November
To say that Gateway Pundit is less than credible would be quite an understatement.
Further, Nancy is going to pay a big price as this shutdown continues to bite. Her party is increasingly divided, and recall that she only got her speakership by one vote, IIRC. The President can now furlough thousands of federal do-nothings. They are not going to be happy about that, and since they are almost all Dems to the last one, they cannot hurt Trump.
W was one big cave.
Do you think this is possible?
No question it’s true; and likely beholden to other globalist types...that’s why they are so filthy rich selling us out.
The former president of Mexico is supposedly have gotten $100 million from the cartels so this is probably true. We only know the tip of the iceberg of how filthy and corrupt it all is.
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