Late-night talk show host melted down in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday and mocked his appearance and deployed so-called fact checks on many of his claims. The president’s spseech focused on a range of issues, including the strength of America, illegal immigration, late-term abortions, and his administration’s foreign policy. A CNN poll released after the address found that 59 percent had a “very positive” reaction. Elsewhere, a CBS News poll showed a whopping 72 percent of speech watchers approved of Trump’s immigration agenda. Another 76 percent approved of his speech overall.But left-wing late-night hosts reacted with scorn and hate. “This was not a particularly great speech,” said Late Show host Stephen Colbert. “But what it lacked in quality it made up in length. This speech was like watching paint lie.” Colbert also mocked Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy … [Read more...] about Late-Night Hosts Triggered By Trump SOTU Speech: ‘We’re All Going to Die’
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During her Democrat response to President Trump’s State of the Union (SOTU), failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said House and Senate Democrats were ready to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. “Democrats stand ready to effectively secure our ports and borders,” Abrams said. In a fact check by Breitbart News, Abrams’ statement is found to be incorrect, as House Democrats offered a border plan to Trump this month that phases out all immigration and border enforcement for illegal aliens trafficking children by the end of the year. House Democrats have attached an immigration enforcement ban — first introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and supported by every Senate Democrat — to their proposed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) budget. The Democrats’ offer demands that all immigration enforcement end for any adult crossing the border with a child by the end of Fiscal Year 2019. Rather than being held in detention … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Stacey Abrams Is Wrong, Democrat Plan Opens Border to All Child Traffickers
POLITICS 02/06/2019 12:45 am ET “I hate to say this, but not everything Donald Trump said tonight was true or accurate,” the senator said. By Carla Herreria Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivered a rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday with a 30-minute speech that meticulously picked apart what Trump got wrong and the things he felt the president had failed to mention. “I hate to say this, but not everything Donald Trump said tonight was true or accurate,” Sanders said at the top of his speech after offering his congratulations to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who delivered the Democratic rebuttal. In his response, Sanders noted that Trump did not mention climate change, Medicare, voter suppression or Social Security ― issues that the senator said all Americans, not just Trump’s “billionaire friends,” face. If we are serious about transforming our country, rebuilding the … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders Uses Rebuttal To Fact-Check Trump’s State Of The Union Speech
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined:MIDDLE EAST WARSTRUMP: "Our brave troops have now been fighting in the Middle East for almost 19 years."THE FACTS: Trump exaggerated the length of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The war in Afghanistan began in October 2001, in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks. The invasion of Iraq was in March 2003. The U.S. has been at war for a bit more than 17 years.Also, he refers to fighting in the Middle East. Iraq is in the Middle East, but Afghanistan is in south and central Asia.FOOD STAMPSTRUMP, describing progress over the last two years: "Nearly 5 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps."THE FACTS: The number of people receiving food stamps actually hasn't declined that much.Government data show there were 44.2 million people participating in the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program in … [Read more...] about Fact-check: What Trump got right and wrong in State of the Union address
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