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PoliticsThird Democrat says he will skip Trump's State of the Union

19:07  04 february  2019
19:07  04 february  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Skip to content. So let us begin tonight by recognizing that the state of our Union is strong because our people are strong. In that moment, Ryan said he felt God speak to him : “You will do it — because you can.” He took out a picture of his wife and their four kids. Then, he went home to tell his wife Rebecca.

Mr Trump also said he was ordering Guantanamo Bay to be kept open , reversing an Obama-era Senator Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat , said Mr Trump ' s appeal for unity, after a year of While his two White House predecessors have used their State of the Union speeches to forecast victory

Third Democrat says he will skip Trump's State of the Union© Greg Nash Third Democrat says he will skip Trump's State of the Union

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) says he will again boycott the State of the Union address this year.

"I will not attend the State of the Union once again this year. I'll come to the House Chamber for the State of the Union the next time I can hear from a president who will tell the truth about the State of the Union," Cohen, who has previously called for President Trump's impeachment, said in a statement to The Hill.

Cohen, who also boycotted 2018's State of the Union, is at least the third Democrat who will skip Trump's address to Congress Tuesday.

Georgia Democratic Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson said last week that they will not attend.

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Most State of the Union addresses begin with a short victory lap. Mr. Trump , never shy about Last year he said it was responsible for a quarter of lost manufacturing jobs in his address to Congress. Mr. Trump is correct that most of the territory in Iraq and Syria once controlled by the Islamic State

President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address, followed by Representative Joseph Kennedy III’s response for the Democrats . At one hour and 20 minutes, it was also the third longest State of the Union speech in the last 50 years. An annotated copy of Mr. Trump ’ s speech can be

"I have a problem with defiling the Speaker's chair in the House of Representatives," Johnson told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "I don't want to see it lowered, as is what happens when Donald Trump comes to our floor and starts talking about groups of people, particularly Latinos, and disparaging them as a people."

"I'd rather be somewhere else," Johnson added.

Fourteen House Democrats boycotted Trump's State of the Union last year, including Lewis, a civil rights icon, and Cohen.

Cohen introduced articles of impeachment against Trump in November 2017 that alleged the president had obstructed justice in the Russia investigation, violated the Constitution's foreign emoluments clause forbidding the acceptance of gifts from foreign governments, and undermined the federal judiciary.

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Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said Friday she will not attend President Trump ’ s first State of the Union address following his vulgar remarks aimed at Haiti, El on @allinwithchris , @repmaxinewaters tells @joyannreid she will skip trump ' s state of the union on january 30: "why would i take my time

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But Cohen has not yet re-introduced those articles of impeachment under the new session of Congress that began last month.

Cohen recently told The Hill that he's not in a rush to introduce articles of impeachment and indicated he's waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller to finish his investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 election.

"Those people, including myself, who think he's committed impeachable offenses and should be impeached understand also the pragmatic politics of waiting for the report as proof to get more of the American public in agreement. Because you've got to have the American public on your side," Cohen told The Hill.

"I think Mueller's report will be a blockbuster."

Darcy Palder contributed.

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