Tag Archives: SOTU

Bad Lip Reading Trump’s SOTU 2019 Address [VIDEO]

The Thrillist reports: If you follow the series, you may have been waiting for this to arrive. Bad Lip Reading’s newest video is a send-up of Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5. Lovers of chaos and non-sequiturs may have been disappointed that the President stayed mostly on-script during the speech. (Even if the script wasn’t enjoyed …

Read More »

Santorum: That Was Trump’s “Worst-Delivered Speech”

“This was probably the worst-delivered speech I’ve heard Donald Trump give. He ran over his lines, he mixed up, he didn’t deliver his punchlines, he would deliver a line and go to the next issue, and I don’t think he even realized he was moving on to the next issue. Someone didn’t do a good job of breaking his speech …

Read More »

CBS Poll: Most SOTU Viewers Approved Of Speech

But there’s a catch. CBS News reports: Seventy-six percent of Americans who tuned in to President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night approved of the speech he gave. Just 24 percent disapproved. As is often the case in State of the Union addresses, the people who watched tonight’s speech leaned more towards the president’s own party, at least …

Read More »

Coulter: That Was The “Lamest, Sappiest” SOTU Ever

The Hill reports: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter blasted President Trump’s State of the Union address in a series of tweets Tuesday night. Coulter, who has been harshly critical of Trump in recent months over lack of action on immigration, called the speech the “lamest, sappiest, most intentionally tear-jerking SOTU ever.” “Please fire your speechwriter,” Coulter tweeted at Trump. Coulter has …

Read More »

LIVE VIDEO: Trump’s SOTU And Democratic Response

NPR reports: President Trump will deliver his second State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday night. He’s expected to deliver a bipartisan message themed around “choosing greatness,” while outlining what the White House calls a “policy agenda both parties can rally behind.” Trump’s address will begin at 9 p.m. ET. His remarks will be followed by two responses: …

Read More »

One Of Melania’s SOTU Guests To Be Sixth Grade Boy Who Has Been Bullied Because His Last Name Is Trump

NBC News reports: A 6th-grade boy who is bullied because of his last name, Trump, is among about a dozen people invited by President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump to the State of the Union on Tuesday, the White House said Monday. “Unfortunately, Joshua has been bullied in school due to his last name,” the White House release …

Read More »

Bernie Sanders To Deliver His Own SOTU Response

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will deliver his own response to President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday for the third year running. The senator’s office confirmed to The Hill that his response will follow Trump’s speech and be streamed on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Sanders, who is an independent but caucuses with Democrats, will be …

Read More »

Jeff Flake’s Elevator Protester To Be AOC’s SOTU Guest

Splinter News reports: President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday might be nothing to look forward to, but there’s a silver lining regarding who will be in attendance. Ana Maria Archila, one of two women who was recorded in September confronting then-Republican Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake in an elevator during the confirmation process for Supreme Court Justice …

Read More »

REPORT: Trump To Pledge An End To HIV At SOTU

Politico reports: President Donald Trump plans to use Tuesday night’s State of the Union address to promise an end to the HIV epidemic in America, four individuals with knowledge of the planned remarks told POLITICO. Under Trump’s 10-year strategy, health officials would target the U.S. communities with the most HIV infections and work to reduce transmissions by 2030. The strategy …

Read More »

WH Unveils 2019 SOTU Theme: “Choosing Greatness”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump heads into his State of the Union address dogged by bruising midterm losses and sinking poll numbers, wounded by a blistering standoff with Democrats. But for the stately speech, he plans to embrace unity — at least for the night. “Choosing Greatness” is the official White House theme. Addressing the nation at the …

Read More »

Parkland Activist To Attend SOTU As Dem Rep’s Guest

The Washington Post reports: A survivor of last year’s mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., will attend President Trump’s State of the Union address next week as a guest of Rep. Eric Swalwell, the congressman said Friday. Cameron Kasky, 18, became an activist following the Feb. 14, 2018, school shooting, which killed 17 people. He co-founded …

Read More »

Undocumented Worked Fired By Trump To Attend SOTU

The Washington Post reports: An undocumented worker who was fired from the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., after she publicly disclosed her immigration status will attend President Trump’s State of the Union address next week. Victorina Morales, who was born in Guatemala, will be a guest of Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, a New Jersey Democrat, when the president …

Read More »

Stacey Abrams To Deliver Dem Response To SOTU

Bloomberg reports: Democrats have tapped Georgia’s Stacey Abrams to deliver the response to President Trump’s State of the Union address, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday. Abrams narrowly lost the state’s race for governor in November after a lengthy dispute over blocked votes. She will address the nation in a prime-time speech shortly after Trump finishes his …

Read More »

Pelosi Invites Trump To Deliver SOTU On February 5th

The Associated Press reports: After weeks of uncertainty amidst the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi have finally agreed on a day for the State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress. According to a letter made public by Pelosi’s office, the two agreed on Feb. 5 to deliver the …

Read More »

Nancy Pelosi’s Office: There Will Be No SOTU Tomorrow

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address will not take place on Tuesday, an aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN. The aide confirmed that the address, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, will not happen — answering a key question about the address’s fate in the wake of the reopening of the federal government. …

Read More »

Nancy Pelosi: The SOTU Will Happen When I Say It Will

Roll Call reports: Yes, there is a deal to re-open the parts of the government shutdown since Dec. 22. No, we don’t know when the State of the Union will happen. “The State of the Union is not planned,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said. She reiterated what she said to President Donald Trump in her recent letters, that when the …

Read More »

Trump Caves To Pelosi On State Of The Union Address

Newsweek reports: The State of the Union address, the president’s annual speech, will not go ahead as planned on Jan. 29. President Donald Trump tweeted his decision to postpone the message late on Wednesday, hours after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi informed him that he would not be allowed to deliver the address to Congress until the government has …

Read More »

Pelosi Fires Back At Trump’s SOTU Letter: I Said “No”

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will block President Trump from delivering the State of the Union address in the House chamber on Jan. 29. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi said she would not move forward with the legislative steps needed for the address to take place. “The House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution …

Read More »

Trump Sends Letter To Pelosi: I’m Delivering The SOTU On The US House Floor Whether You Like It Or Not

The Hill reports: President Trump said Wednesday he will forge ahead with plans to deliver the State of the Union address in the House chamber on Jan. 29, despite objections from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said he has been assured by national security officials there are “no security concerns regarding the State of the …

Read More »

Trump Readies Option To Deliver SOTU At Trump Rally

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump is preparing for two different State of the Union speeches – one a more traditional address delivered to Congress in the House chamber or some other location in D.C., the other prepared for a political rally at a location outside of Washington, D.C. that has yet to be determined, according to multiple sources familiar …

Read More »