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(JTA) -- The Republican Jewish Coalition called on Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida to acknowledge that his guest at the State of the Union speech is a holocaust denier. In a BuzzFeed News profile of Gaetz, the Republican congressman said that "Chuck Johnson is not a holocaust denier and he's not an ...
Ron Wyden poses with with Oregon DREAMer Esli Becerra and younger brother Kevin Becerra-Segura. /. Oregon DREAMer Esli Becerra and younger brother Kevin Becerra-Segura attended President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Jan. 30 in Washington D.C. as guests of Senator Ron ...

With a name like Junglepussy, a rapper is sure to get attention, but the artist's name isn't the only reason you should be paying her mind. The Brooklyn rapper's upfront, in-your-face style has earned her co-signs from Nick Minaj and Lil' Kim, and now she drops her latest song "State of the Union." Produced ...
He said Trump's gesture raised international awareness of their fight to escape the North, as well as grim situations facing other North Koreans. Ji said he found Trump's efforts to improve human rights conditions in the North sincere. Trump introduced Ji during his State of the Union address last month, with ...
President Trump gave the State of the Union Address nine days ago. And not withstanding his delivery and factual downfalls, the address itself remains ineffective. Ever since Woodrow Wilson, nearly every president has given an annual speech to Congress and the nation. The speech has traditionally ...
Democratic Rep. Adam Smith, ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee, Tuesday called for an end to the annual presidential State of the Union, a tradition that dates back to the origins of the republic, saying that the speech allows presidents to promise things they can't deliver. "The State ...

President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address did not disappoint those who expected it to contain the same bombast, exaggeration and outright lies that have characterized his rhetoric since he announced he was running for president in June 2015. While media factchecking projects should be ...
Trump wants a huge military parade. Fortunately, he's got friends overseas who know how to do that right. Photo: Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images. In a half-serious, half-tongue-in-cheek column arguing for abolition of the atavistic State of the Union Address, I made this observation about our 45th ...
President Donald Trump said Democrats who did not clap during his first State of the Union address were "treasonous." Speaking at a Sheffer factory in Cincinnati Monday, Trump criticized Democratic lawmakers who did not stand and applaud during his State of the Union address last Tuesday, saying they ...
Updated on Feb. 6 at 12:43 p.m. ET. President Trump slammed Democrats who didn't stand and applaud during his State of the Union speech last week as "un-American" and "treasonous." Trump made the remarks during a speech in a Cincinnati suburb where he was promoting the tax bill he signed into ...
North Korea on Sunday slammed President Donald Trump's State of the Union address and said its nuclear capabilities would "deter Trump and his lackeys from showing off on the Korean peninsula." In his address last week, Mr. Trump said that "no regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or ...
The concept for a State of the Union address is enshrined in Article II, Section 3, Clause I of the Constitution, which states that the president "shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary ...
Special programming will also be streamed on CNN.com's homepage and across mobile devices via CNN's apps for iOS and Android, and also on CNN in Apple News. You can also watch the State of the Union address on CNNgo, at CNN.com/go on any desktop, smartphone or iPad, or from the CNNgo ...
"As President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address, my message to him, to my constituents, and to America as whole is going to be: love trumps hate," said Rep. Huffman. "President Trump clearly needs to hear this message. From his anti-Muslim travel bans, to his slurs about other nations, the ...
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) announced Thursday that he will bring a man who confronted a gunman in a church in his district as his guest to the State of the Union next week. Stephen Willeford, who lives near the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, exchanged gunfire with a shooter on Nov ...
Every American president since Ronald Reagan has declared the State of the Union to be "strong." But in 2018, our Union, and the health of American people, is weak and endangered by increased exposure to environmental contaminants. On Jan. 30, our President is expected to lay out what he plans to ...
(CNN) President Donald Trump should expect to see lawmakers dressed in black, donning red pins and accompanied by victims and survivors of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements at his State of the Union address Tuesday night. Lawmakers say they hope to draw attention to the ongoing national ...

A spokesman for Pocan's office tells The Hill that the lawmaker did not specifically notify Ryan of the invite beforehand, but noted that Bryce's information was submitted through the Sergeant at Arms's office as in years past for State of the Union guests. Bryce, a union ironworker who sometimes goes by the ...
Rep. Joe Kennedy, a rising star in the Democratic party, will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union on Tuesday, sources told POLITICO. Kennedy (D-Mass.) is a closely watched member of the House Democratic Caucus, not only because of his famous last name, ...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats will fill the balcony with so-called Dreamers and other immigrants during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address next week as the party panned a White House attempt on Thursday to reach a deal on immigration reform. The White ...
... be his guest to Trump's State of the Union speech. Castillo is pursuing an associate's degree in psychology at Joliet Junior College and is the vice president of Latinos Unidos, one of the largest student organizations. "I'm proud of the thousands of DREAMers who have come forward to share their stories," ...
As President Donald Trump looks to give his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, NBC will be launching livestreams of the network special report, a live blog with real-time fact-checking and analysis from the NBC News politics team, and analysis exclusive to digital platforms. The speech is ...
Kuster to bring abuse survivor to State of the Union .... Annie Kuster says she's bringing the survivor of a high profile sexual assault case with her to the State of the Union. Kuster has ... Prout says she'll show support for fellow survivors of sexual assault by wearing all black at the State of the Union.
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday there's a chance the shutdown could end Monday or Senate Democrats will ensure the federal government remains closed until President Trump is due to deliver his first State of the Union. "I really do believe that at heart here there was an interest ...
President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30. He will speak in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. The House and Senate, members of the president's cabinet, and justices ...
The government shutdown is complicating the White House's plans for the upcoming State of the Union address, dimming some administration officials' hopes that President Donald Trump would use the high-profile speech to strike a more bipartisan tone. After weeks of quiet planning, senior White House ...
As the federal government faces a shutdown over congressional disagreements, the pending halt could impact President Donald Trump's anticipated State of the Union address. Trump will deliver his second presidential address on January 30. The annual speech is formally given to Congress as an outline ...
"Jorge's wife Cindy has shown incredible resilience and courage in the face of these impossible circumstances," Dingell continued. "I am honored that she will join me at the State of the Union to be a voice for the hundreds of thousands of aspiring Americans who are part of the fabric of our communities, ...
Lawmakers usually camp out in the same seat for hours every year in order to shake hands with the president when he enters the House chamber for the annual State of the Union address. But many lawmakers who have held the same seats for years will be abandoning their posts for Trump's first official ...
The wife of an undocumented immigrant who was deported to Mexico this week after living in the U.S. for three decades will be attending this year's State of the Union speech, according to a Michigan congresswoman. Cindy Garcia's husband, Jorge, was deported on Monday. The 39-year-old father of two ...
It makes me ill just imagining President Donald Trump at the upcoming State of the Union speech, preening, bloviating and bashing his enemies from the well of the U.S. House of Representatives, interrupted only by obsequious sustained applause from his partisan enablers. I won't watch. I'll go play music ...
On a bright January morning in 1986, the Space shuttle Challenger lifted off from its Cape Canaveral launch pad and broke apart over the Atlantic Ocean. The nation was shocked, and deeply shaken. President Reagan postponed his scheduled State of the Union address by several days. When he did ...
Presidents tend to use State of the Union addresses to accomplish a few goals, Mr. Ponnuru writes. Apart from garnering good reviews and shoring up popularity, historically, presidents have used the opportunity to lay out policy priorities and "lay the groundwork for future legislative proposals." In this, Mr.
Not everyone needed 80 minutes behind a microphone to make a statement at the State of the Union address. The Democratic women's Working Group wore black pantsuits, skirts and dresses. In doing so, they followed the women of Hollywood, who wore all black to the Golden Globes in honor of the ...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government official President Donald Trump wants to pass over as acting director of the consumer Financial ...
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that when it comes to Moore, it's unclear "what winning looks like ...
Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that the White House's move was intentionally aimed at dismantling the ...
Dick Durbin said on CNN's State of the Union that Dodd-Frank "says that when the director steps aside, the deputy director shall be in charge of ...
... that there's a substantial likelihood that they're at least in discussions with regard to cooperating," Bharara said on CNN's "State of the Union.".
Lindsey Graham told CNN's Dana Bash Sunday on "State of the Union." "The economy needs a tax cut, and the Republican party needs to ...
Graham said on CNN's "State of the Union." "If you lose, you give the Senate seat to a Democrat at a time where we need all the votes we can ...
Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is inviting Vermont high school students to write essays for his annual State of the Union contest. Jan. 10 is the deadline ...
The former commander-in-chief posted an image on twitter which showed himself during his 2014 State of the Union address with Biden in the ...
It turns out former President George W. Bush's 2002 declaration during his State of the Union address was spot on -- that North Korea was part ...
"I did not find his denials to be convincing at all," Collins said on CNN's "State of the Union." The Washington Post published a report earlier this ...
... that can pass, that's great," Mulvaney said on CNN's "State of the Union." "If it becomes an impediment to getting the best tax bill we can we're ...
We want to thank everyone who participated in the Black State of the Union last Tuesday. It was an important event for many reasons. Mainly ...
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Sunday on CNN"s "State of the Union" that Trump's downplaying of the threat ...
And while that segment is fueled by irreverent humor, it's also the closest thing country music has to a "State of the Union" address. For 10 ...
And a couple of years later, he was invited as a guest of honor at the State of the Union address. He sat next to Michelle Obama. And a woman ...


 

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