Trump's Top 10 Quotes from the State of the Union [SLIDESHOW]
02 February, 2018, 14:01 | Author: Dustin Murphy
After all, the same segment of the American population that was willing to pick an utterly incompetent, blustering demagogue to run the country has placed little faith in actual facts. Optimism is rising and the economy continues to improve, but not for all people.
Sanders confirmed after the speech that he was indeed less than impressed, pointing out that Trump did not mention climate change or college debt once and criticising his plan to privatise United States infrastructure, clamp down on legal immigration including the Dreamers, among other policies. Most Democratic governors have joined the U.S. Climate Alliance to push back on the Paris decision, but Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has held out.
Trump faces a series of policy choices in the next few weeks and months that will show whether he is honest in his pledge to "seek out common ground" and could also shape his presidency and legacy.
However, some experts weren't so sure about Trump's claims.
My duty, and the sacred duty of every elected official in this chamber, is to defend Americans-to protect their safety, their families, their communities, and their right to the American Dream. Because Americans are dreamers too.
Trump then outlined the four pillars of his immigration reform.
Despite calls for unity, Trump drew a line in the sand and made clear where he stands on the issue with a not-so-subtle nod to his nativist base.
Trump began his discussion of immigration by pointing out the parents of two teenage girls who were killed by members of the MS-13 gang.
"There's many, many infrastructure projects that are not going to be privately funded", he said. By this logic, the only people who could ever be let into the country are ones that can be predictably guaranteed to never commit crimes-an impossible bar. Do legal immigrants and their spouses and kids really need protection from the immediate relatives they would be sponsoring? "A single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives", said Trump, addressing his Republican allies in Congress and his ardent anti-immigrant supporters watching at home. And if you think those other things will happen under a GOP Congress, I have a Trump Steak to sell you. He openly challenged foreign governments and hinted at continued US involvement in armed conflicts. Trump says he's "100 percent" behind this defamation of the nation's premier law enforcement agency for political purposes. The US has "new rules of engagement", he said, and it will not be "undermined by artificial timelines".
We know the president is capable of such behavior, we saw him do it when he hosted a bipartisan White House meeting of House and Senate leaders on immigration on January 17.
A major disconnect remains between Trump's words and actions while in office, particuarly when it comes to the promise of lowering drug prices, said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate.
In short, Trump invoked a series of terrifying enemies ready to attack Americans and countered that narrative with multiple noble "heroes" throughout his speech who, like him, were protecting God-fearing, law-abiding American citizens.
Typically, though, the president uses that platform to remind us of the strength of our democracy, the courage of our servicemen and women, the positive impact of policies their administration has put in place, and our need to remain vigilant against those that want to curb our freedom or spread the evils of their regimes where we don't want them to.
Unlike his usual "unscripted conversational style, with simple, concrete, straightforward vocabulary and syntax", Tuesday's speech "contained more complex grammatical structures and more abstract and metaphoric language," Sclafani said.
Haig also worked at Northrop Grumman from 2004 to 2010, specializing in military platforms and technology, his LinkedIn indicates. January 30: Judge Timothy Williams has ruled that the coroner's reports related to the 1 October mass shooting must be released.
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The Stapleton show starts a busy stretch at UM, with Pearl Jam set to perform in Washington-Grizzly Stadium on August 13. He also performed Tom Petty's "Wildflowers" with Emmylou Harris to introduce the In Memoriam section of the show.
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Boston Store at Regency Mall will not be included in the next round of retail store closures by parent company Bon-Ton Stores. Griffith on Wednesday called the closing "unfortunate" because the store had been a mainstay at the mall for so long.
On Saturday, Coincheck announced it will issue a full refund to the 260,000 users that were affected by the NEM hack. Pre-existing operators such as Coincheck have been allowed to continue offering services while awaiting approval.
ET can confirm that the Netflix series has cast Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear for the upcoming sixth and final season of the series. Lane is best known for role in 2002 film Unfaithful , which was nominated for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.
More than three dozen other Syrian rebel groups, including influential Islamists, previously said they would not come to Sochi. United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura , who has been leading the talks in Geneva, attended the Sochi conference.
If this motion for a vote passes, a vote No Confidence in the Board of Trustees will be held at the next Faculty Senate meeting. Wednesday, the second in six days following its acceptance of Lou Anna Simon's resignation as president on January 26.
"It's very hard for him to get a game at Chelsea with that level of quality and player, so it's part of his education". Michy Batshuayi, meanwhile, is another who could leave Chelsea on a temporary deal in the January transfer window.
The team of "Neutral Paralympic Athletes (NPA)" will have half the number of Russian athletes that competed in Sochi in 2014. Russian officials have denounced the Olympic ban as a US -led plot to pressure Russia.
Agent reveals club secret over failed Daley Blind deal
However, for Blind, whose contract runs out next summer, time appears to be up, although a transfer to Roma appears to be hard . He was an immediate hit for United, with his intelligent play seeing him establish himself in a defensive midfield role.
Anger grows in Kabul after ambulance bomb carnage
The latest attacks come about a week after an assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in the city that killed at least 25 people. A spokesperson for the Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid , claimed responsibility.