Nancy Pelosi’s ‘sarcastic’ clapping to Trump's State of the Union address

Minnie Murray
February 7, 2019

Donald Trump's daughter Tiffany wore an interesting outfit to the State of the Union. Trump backed down and accepted a measure reopening the government for three weeks, but negotiations in the interim have made no more progress toward winning money for his wall - and the government could close again on February 15.

Trump condemned socialist ideas floating around the Democratic Party. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

"Last year Melania Trump wore white - it highlights it's not a controversial colour, it's considered a way to honour your sisters and the groundwork they did as opposed to making a protest".

They paid tribute to the women who came before them and gave a nod to their own achievement, as more women than ever are now representatives in the House.

That would mark a distinct turn for the president, who has spent months publicly blaming Democrats for illegal migration to the USA and accusing them of supporting "open borders" and high crime. Many celebrated the images as an illustration of how far the USA had come in 100 years since women fought for the right to vote. However, women are slightly more likely than men to say abortion is a "critical issue" to them, according to 2018 polling from the Public Religion Research Institute.

Trump's chief counselor, Kellyanne Conway, said Trump was intentionally defining socialism, which may be misunderstood by some Democratic voters.


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.

House Democratic women also held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to reiterate their commitment to affordable childcare, access to healthcare, and the economic security of women and families. Rather, she was showing genuine support for one of Trump's statements.

Congresswomen, dressed in white in tribute to the women's suffrage movement. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images President Trump's second State of the Union address was postponed one week due to the partial government shutdown.

Had she been offended, asked Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.in a Wednesday meeting?

As soon as the speech was done, the women headed for the doors, their place in history, in white, complete.

Correction: February 6, 2019 12:00 am - A previous photo caption in this story misspelled Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's last name as Octavio-Cortez.

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