Tuesday night, President Donald Trump finally delivered his State of the Union address before a joint meeting of Congress. Don’t forget that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to allow Trump to deliver his annual address, since it is normally delivered in the House at the invitation of the House Speaker. She refused due to the government shutdown.
Democrats drew their battle lines days before Trump took the podium and spoke. After all, they chose radical racist and Trump hater Stacey Abrams to deliver the Democrat rebuttal. Abrams narrowly lost the 2018 election for governor of Georgia.
To begin with, Abrams started with a ‘woe is me’ history of growing up poor and then blaming Trump for issues that existed long before he entered the 2016 campaign.
She slammed Trump for so many hard-working Americans for living paycheck to paycheck. She accused him of not doing anything about bringing back jobs and the struggle with wages, both of which are out-right LIES!
Under Obama, America saw a record number of consecutive months with unemployment of 8.0% or higher. After Obama promised to create 5 million green energy jobs, America saw the loss of millions of jobs, and there never were very many green energy jobs. In fact, Obama wasted billions of taxpayer dollars on one failed green energy project after another. Also, under Obama, as a result of Obamacare, hundreds of thousands of Americans saw their hours cut from 40 hours a week to less than 30 hours a week so employers would not have to pay for expensive benefits. Losing at least 25% of the pay are many of those that found themselves struggling to live paycheck to paycheck.
Under Trump, the unemployment rate has been below 4%. Even the unemployment rate for black Americans is the lowest on record, but it seems that Abrams, a black American, chose to ignore that fact or intentionally lied about it.
Then Abrams blasted Trump on immigration, saying:
“We know bipartisanship could craft a 21st century immigration plan, but this administration chooses to cage children and tear families apart.”
As for caging children and tearing families apart, Abrams is again LYING by placing the blame on Trump. Immigration officials have been detaining and separating illegal alien families ever since Bill Clinton was busy having adulterous affairs in the White House. It also happened during the 8-years of Obama in office, but where is the finger of blame pointing at them?
As for bipartisanship, Trump offered at least 2 compromises to end the government shutdown, but Democrats, mainly Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were the ones who REFUSED to compromise with Trump. It was the Democrats who blocked and continue to block any sense of bipartisanship. They demand that it is their way or no way, when Trump did try to compromise and negotiate.
On the news, I heard Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer blast Trump on his call for bipartisanship and referred to Trump as being solely responsible for the government shutdown. As already pointed out above, Trump was the ONLY one who tried to negotiate and offer a compromise, but that it was Schumer and Pelosi who refused to negotiate or compromise. They could have easily ended the shutdown with a compromise or agree to do something to defend America.
Democrats were prepared to spew their venomous lies days before the State of Union. They have also declared to the American people that they care nothing about them or protecting them. All the Democrats care about is pushing their America-killing socialist policies and they have no problem lying to all of America in the process.
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