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Feb 05 2020
President Trump's State of the Union address included some surprising moments — both emotional announcements and a blunt reaction from the speaker of the House — all playing out live before a prime-time audience.
Here are six of the highlights:
1. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rips up a copy of the president's speech
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., presided over theNPR (Online News)
Feb 05 2020
President Trump’s State of the Union speech once again was chock-full of stretched facts and dubious figures. Many of these claims have been fact-checked repeatedly, yet the president persists in using them. Here, in the order in which he made them, are 31 statements by the president.
As is our practice with live events, we do not award Pinocchio ratings, which are reserved for completeWashington Post
Jan 24 2019
President Trump said late Wednesday that he is backing down in his fight with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and will deliver his State of the Union address when the partial government shutdown is over.Washington Times
Jan 24 2019
President Donald Trump said in a late night Tweet on Wednesday that he would delay a State of the Union address until the government shutdown was over, responding to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s move to obstruct his plans for the speech.Reuters
Dec 04 2023
One of California’s most powerful unions is not loosening its grip on oil jobs.
Despite the Biden administration and California lawmakers pouring billions of dollars into new climate-friendly industries like electric vehicles, hydrogen and building electrification, a key player in state politics is still defending fossil fuel interests that provide thousands of well-paying jobs.Politico
Feb 01 2018
Reaction to President Trump's first State of the Union speech followed the familiar choose-your-own-partisan-narrative script that's dominated political life since the 2016 election.NPR (Online News)
Jan 14 2016
President Barack Obama went after his doubters in his final State of the Union address, dismissing their warnings about the country’s economy and military preparedness under his watch as "political hot air."PolitiFact
Jan 13 2016
President Obama failed miserably at either inspiring or informing us of the real State of the Union.Guest Writer - Right
Jan 12 2016
It's all about the 2016 race.HuffPost
Jan 21 2015
President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday set a record for most veto threats as he promised to nix legislation to tweak Obamacare, change the Dodd-Frank Wall Street legislation, undo his deportation amnesty, and approve stronger sanctions to punish Iran for its nuclear program.Washington Times