President Trump Slams Socialism: 'America Was Founded on Liberty And Independence'

President Trump Slams Socialism: 'America Was Founded on Liberty And Independence'

President Trump Slams Socialism: 'America Was Founded on Liberty And Independence'

What was the point of having her deliver this message?

She said Tuesday night that while she has accepted the results of the election, she can not accept efforts to undermine the public's right to vote.

"Making their livelihoods a pawn for political games is a disgrace", she said.

Fresh off a month-long partial government shutdown that damaged him politically, Trump showed no inclination he would back off his demand for more than $5 billion for a barrier along the U.S border with Mexico - and in fact used a large portion of the speech to make his case for the wall to the American people.

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday criticized Trump over the economy, healthcare and other issues.

"There could be no greater contrast to the lovely image of a mother holding her infant child than the chilling displays our nation saw in recent days", President Trump said.

The New York Democrat added, "From suffragettes to Shirley Chisholm, I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for the mothers of the movement".

Responding to the president's most high-profile speech is one of the toughest jobs in politics - a role that has tripped up members of both parties in the past.

Abrams appeared to avoid the pitfalls that have left burgeoning young politicians subject to ridicule: Republican Sen. "Great nations do not fight endless wars".

"This is the next battle for out democracy, one where all eligible citizens can have their say about the vision we want for out county", she said, in reference to the Democratic bill. Abrams abandoned her governor's race without a formal concession, asserting that now-Gov.

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In addition, the issue is more important to other major Democratic constituencies - younger Democrats are more likely than younger Republicans to say abortion is important to them, and minority voters are more likely than white voters to say the same.

"Families' hopes are being crushed by Republican leadership that ignores real life or just doesn't understand it", she said. The party's ability to execute its agenda lies in the balance.

Trump was not expected to use his speech to announce plans for a national emergency, which would draw a swift court challenge from Democrats. But last fall, as he advocated for Kemp, the president called Abrams "unqualified" for statewide office. "All Americans can be proud that. exactly one 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", he said.

Abrams argued that a bipartisan immigration overhaul is possible.

As soon as Trump took the stage, there was one thing anyone on Twitter could talk about: his huge red tie, swinging into the side of his blazer like a Latin American president's sash.

"Tonight was another missed opportunity to bring us together, and I'm disappointed the President chose to fill his speech with failed promises and demeaning rhetoric about immigrant communities". But she added: "I still don't want him to fail. But we need him to tell the truth, and to respect his duties and the extraordinary diversity that defines American", she said.

Abrams wasn't be the only Democrat weighing in Tuesday night.

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. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who has become the face of socialism in America.

He shook her hand when he arrived at the dais on the floor of the House and handed her a copy of the speech.

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