Bickering blurs message of unity during State of the Union
07 February, 2019, 08:15 | Author: Emmett Rice
Prising his own economic policies for the growth of jobs in the US, Mr Trump said, "No one has benefited more from our thriving economy than women who have filled 58 per cent of the newly created jobs past year".
Warming to the idea of cheers from Democrats amid the partisan bitterness that marked most of this year, Trumpsaid: "Don't sit yet".
Broken down by political party, the CBS survey found that 97 percent of Republicans approved of Trump's speech, 30 percent of Democrats did and 82 percent of independents agreed. Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman to be elected to Congress, wore white to be sworn in in 1969.
Trump recounted that a century after the Congress passed the Constitutional amendment "giving women the right to vote, we also have more women serving in the Congress than ever before".
Yet the Republican president drew a new frame around his Democratic opposition, warning in his second State of the Union address that the rise of socialism on the left threatens the nation's core values. Well, everyone except some Democrats that is including numerous female House Democratic representatives that were all dressed in white, Sens.
"Tonight the @HouseDemWomen are wearing suffragette white to remind the president that we - and the rights our ancestors fought for - aren't going anywhere". His speech sought to shore up Republican support that had eroded slightly during the recent government shutdown and previewed a fresh defense against Democrats as they ready a round of investigations into every aspect of his administration. "If he's talking Social Security or Medicare they just lost a major demographic".
"There were at least two times during the address when Pelosi held up her hand towards the Democrats, seemingly warning them from reacting strongly to Trump's statements", Dudley said. But also sheath power dresses. Hats for some, removed once inside.
On this night, the simplicity of white offered a reminder that fashion is often political.
This is not the first time female members of Congress have worn white for the high profile speech. Tiffany Trump's sister Ivanka Trump wore a mostly black suit with a streak of red along the sides, while first lady Melania Trump chose a long, military-inspired black coat.
On Tuesday, the women's place in history, in white, stood out. (AP) Congresswomen, dressed in white in tribute to the women's suffrage movement, pose for a photo as they arrive for the State of the Union address.
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Almost all of this increase occurred in the private sector and may reflect the impact of the partial federal government shutdown . Private sector payrolls were up by 296,000, with big increases seen in the construction and leisure and hospitality industries.
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