Tag: Speech

Feb 20

Donald Trump Jr. is making a ‘foreign policy’ speech in India—in between selling condos

If you missed it when Donald Trump Jr. was made an official ambassador of the United States … you didn’t miss it. Because it didn’t happen. But that’s not stopping Son-of-Trump from delivering what is being billed as “a foreign policy speech” in the middle of a real estate trip. Indian newspapers have been running full-page, glossy advertisements …

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Feb 13

Cartoon: The selective free speech warrior

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Feb 08

Nancy Pelosi gives record eight-hour speech on Dreamers

House minority leader reads letters from young people set to lose protection from deportation Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader in the US House of Representatives, has given a record-breaking eight-hour speech in an attempt to persuade Republicans to allow a vote on protecting Dreamers, young undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. Pelosi, 77, …

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Feb 08

Nancy Pelosi breaks record with eight-hour speech – video

The US House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi, spoke for eight hours on the House floor telling stories about undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children, who are known as ‘Dreamers’. She wants them to be protected as part of a budget deal agreed this week. She broke the record for the longest continuous …

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Feb 05

Fox News Cuts Away from Trump Tax Speech to Report Stock Market Plunge

Even the president's favorite channel couldn't save him. The Fox News Channel on Monday surprised viewers by abruptly breaking away from President Donald Trump’s speech on the economy to give some bad news about the stock market. As Trump was in Ohio to tout the impact of the new Republican tax laws, Fox News cut …

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Feb 04

The $1.3 trillion tax increase Trump announced in his State of the Union speech

You’re probably thinking: What? I didn’t hear about any tax increase in Trump’s State of the Union speech. That’s right. You didn’t. Because it’s hidden in the fine print. What you probably heard is that the Trump administration wants to spend $ 1.5 trillion on America’s infrastructure. Here’s how Trump plans to make you pay for it. In …

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Jan 31

Trump’s speech was bad. The Democrats’ response to it was worse | Cas Mudde

The Democratic party showed it had learned nothing from the 2016 defeat and still has no idea how to deal with Trump and the Republican hegemony During the State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening, the American people saw a boisterous, self-confident, united Republican party rally around its president, while a defeated, grim, and …

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Jan 31

The Scariest Part of the State of the Union Wasn’t Trump’s Speech

Republicans have never looked more eager to do the president's bidding. I waited for TV pundits to declare the “pivot” and proclaim Donald Trump to be our one true president after Tuesday night's lengthy State of the Union address. But with the exception of Fox News State TV, most were less effusive than the last …

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Jan 31

Virginia Democrat Elizabeth Guzman delivers Spanish-language response to Trump’s speech

Daily Kos-endorsed Democrat Elizabeth Guzman, one of the first Latinas elected to the Virginia House of Delegates this past November, gave the Spanish-language Democratic response to Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: Good evening.  My name is Elizabeth Guzman and I proudly represent the people of Prince William and Fauquier counties in the Virginia House of …

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Jan 30

Trump’s State of the Union address – the full speech

The president gave his first State of the Union address at the Capitol in Washington DC Tuesday night State of the Union – live updates Mr Speaker, Mr vice-president, members of Congress, the first lady of the United States and my fellow Americans: Less than one year has passed since I first stood at this …

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