OOPS: Tickets To Trump Speech Promise Strong State Of The 'Uniom'
- Author: Joanne Flowers Jan 31, 2018,
Jan 31, 2018, 0:59
A fun fact about the state of the union address is the past 5 presidents have all used one term to describe the state of the county. "But all of them represent the unbreakable American spirit, and will inspire our nation to continue growing stronger, prouder, and more prosperous", Sanders said. And those who know the president say that's by design.
In addition, President Trump is expected to address the various global crises that have persisted during his watch, such as North Korea's nuclear challenge and Iran's clout in the Middle East.
Melania Trump's spokeswoman has decried the "salacious & flat-out false reporting", as Vanity Fair noted, of the story and its fallout. Cory Booker, D-N.J. "Their anxieties, their fears, political pawns, to get a wall that we shouldn't have to pay for in the first place", said Sen.
The president's new plan is said to include $200 billion in federal money over the next 10 years. On Monday (29 January), the day before the 2018 State of the Union address, pictures of the official invitations began to pop up on social media due to an embarrassing typo.
What topics are expected to be covered by Trump? . Will Gorsuch attend and will he get a shout-out from Trump? The major party in opposition traditionally broadcasts a rebuttal speech following the State of the Union.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is also skipping the address while she travels to Rhode Island to speak to a group of law students. He is set to deliver his first State of the Union address at 9 p.m. today.
The official said to expect a forward-looking speech focused on bipartisanship.
Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC called the speech "a dramatic moment" for Trump.
As important as what the president says in his speech, there are also the things observers will be watching for that will go unsaid.
The official was not authorized to discuss internal White House deliberations by name and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Tuesday's address will be Trump's first State of the Union address and his second speech to Congress since becoming president. Through Friday, the Dow has closed at a record 82 times since Donald Trump became president. However, Trump has redefined presidential communications with his high-octane, filter-free Twitter account and there's no guarantee that the carefully crafted speech will resonate beyond his next tweet.
But with Trump's approval ratings hovering below 40 percent, both Republicans and Democrats facing re-election in November may be inclined to distance themselves from the president, imperiling his legislative agenda further, said Shawn Golhar, head of public policy research at Barclays Plc.