Maxine Waters to skip Trump's State of the Union
Rep. Maxine Waters said she will not attend President Trump's first State of the Union address in the wake of his reported vulgar remarks aimed at Haiti and African nations."Why would I take my time to go and sit and listen to a liar?" Waters said on MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes." "Someone who lies in the face of facts, someone who can change their tune day in and day out.
Trump has been accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women since before taking office; he has denied the claims. It was Trump who organized a press One lawmaker who spoke to NBC said Democrats would be "no better" than Republicans if they retaliated in kind at the State of the Union .
WASHINGTON — Some Democratic House members are planning to invite victims of sexual assault to President Donald Trump ' s State of the Union address this month to highlight the issue, according to an aide to a lawmaker who has been a prominent voice on sexual misconduct .
WASHINGTON — Some Democratic House members are planning to invite victims of sexual assault to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address later this month to highlight the issue, according to an aide to a lawmaker who has been a prominent voice on sexual misconduct.
Democrats ramp up efforts to boycott Trump's State of the Union address
Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson added her name to a growing list of Democratic lawmakers who say they are fed up with President Trump and will boycott his State of the Union address at the end of the month. Wilson, who was elected in 2010 and made headlines last year for fighting with Trump over his telephone call to the widow of a fallen soldier, cited the president’s “recent racist and incendiary remarks about Haiti and African nations” for reasons why she wouldn’t be attending the Jan. 30 speech.“For the first time since I began serving in the U.S.
Democrats to invite sex misconduct victims to Trump ’ s State of the Union .
Democratic House members are planning to invite victims of sexual assault to President Donald Trump ' s State of the Union address this month. Two Democratic congresswomen told NBC News Thursday that there had been discussion about bringing women who have accused Trump of sexual
"Some members will be bringing survivors of sexual assault and advocates as their guests," the aide to Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., a leader of the Democratic Women's Working Group in the House, told NBC News.
Party leaders generally don't dictate who rank-and-file members can invite with the one guest ticket each lawmaker is given. And there's still some uncertainty within Democratic ranks over where to draw the line between addressing sexual misconduct and turning the topic into a partisan political war.
Earlier this week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., pressured Frankel not to hold mock hearings with women who have accused Trump of sexual assault, an idea the Florida Democrat had floated at a private Democratic Steering and Policy Committee meeting Monday night.
Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ To Air Live After Donald Trump’s State Of The Union Address
Stephen Colbert’s Late Show will broadcast live following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 30. Tommy Victor, Jon Favreau and Jon Lovett, hosts of Pod Save America, as well as Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson of 2 Dope Queens, will join Colbert from the Ed Sullivan Theater. Chris Stapleton will be the night’s musical guest. Colbert’s program last aired live about a year ago, when Trump delivered his address to the joint session of Congress not long after his inauguration, aka Virtual State Of The Union Address, on February 28, 2017.
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Some Democratic House members are planning to invite victims of sexual assault to President Donald Trump ’ s State of the Union address later this month to highlight the issue, according to an aide to a lawmaker who has been a prominent voice on sexual misconduct .
Pelosi told Frankel and other Democrats that such a "hearing" — only official committees, which are run by Republicans, can hold hearings — would distract from a focus on victims across the country and on developing bipartisan efforts to craft legislation on sexual assault and harassment issues, according to two sources who were in the room.
Frankel, who is holding a series of sessions on sexual assault under the auspices of the Democratic Women's Working Group, has since backed down.
"The consensus of the Democratic Caucus, and Rep. Frankel's strong belief as well, is to focus these hearings on women across all industries — from workers on factory floors to hotel rooms to restaurant kitchens," the Frankel aide said Wednesday night. "Rep. Frankel is hopeful they will be productive and is working to make them a bipartisan effort."
Already, members of the women's working groupto the State of the Union on Jan. 30 to show their solidarity with victims of sexual assault.
Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who is working on a bipartisan bill designed to strengthen sexual misconduct prevention standards in the House, told NBC News that she is encouraging women and men of both parties to join the demonstration.
"This is a culture change that is sweeping the country, and Congress is embracing it," she said.
'S---hole' projected onto Trump hotel .
The word "shithole" was projected onto President Trump's D.C. hotel Saturday. Video shows the word, along with the "poop" emoji, being projected onto the property. "Pay Trump bribes here" "emoluments welcome," and "we are all responsible to stand up and end white supremacy" were also projected onto the building.Trump has face d intense backlash for calling Haiti, El Salvador and African nations "s**thole countries" during an Oval Office meeting on immigration this week."Why are we having all these people from s**thole countries come here?" Trump reportedly said, before suggesting that the U.S.