1) Democrats don’t think much of Trump’s bipartisan pitch
If Donald Trump was hoping for a wave of appreciation from his widely-briefed reach across the aisle during the State of the Union, he will be disappointed.
A sign of things to come was there within seconds of the president entering the chamber as dozens of Democrats remained seated and refused to applaud.
That became a running theme of the night – Democrats looking stony-faced as Republicans jumped to their feet to laud their president.
This is nothing new for State of the Union speeches, but given Mr Trump went out of his way to extend “an open hand” to his political rivals during the address it is noteworthy.
Click Here: All Blacks Rugby Jersey
To continue reading this article
Start a 30-day free trial for unlimited access to Premium articles
- Unlimited access to Premium articles
- Subscriber-only events and experiences
- Cancel any time
Free for 30 days
then only £2 per week
Save 25% with an annual subscription
Just £75 per year
Register for free and access one Premium article per week
Only subscribers have unlimited access to Premium articles.Register for free to continue reading this article
RegisterOr unlock all Premium articles.
Free for 30 days, then just £1 per week
Save 40% when you pay annually.
View all subscription options |
Already have an account? Login