President Trump responded to Nancy Pelosi’s refusal to host the annual State of the Union address in the House of Representatives Wednesday; saying it’s “really a shame” the Democratic Party has become “so radicalized.”
“Mr. President, Nancy Pelosi just responded and said she will not consider a concurrent resolution to have you come to the house on January 29th to deliver the state of the union. Your response to the House Speaker,” a reporter asked.
President Trump responds to Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuffing him on holding the State of the Union in the House chamber until the government is open: “I’m not surprised. It’s really a shame” https://t.co/VQdVlGpSG9 pic.twitter.com/SKNPbNEUdn
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“I’m not surprised. It’s really a shame what’s happening with the Democrats. They have become radicalized. We they don’t want to see crime stop, which we can very easily do on the southern border. It’s really a shame what’s happening with the Democrats,” Trump said.
“This will go on for awhile. Ultimately the American people will have their way because they want to see no crime,” he added.
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ARMAGEDDON AGAIN? Pelosi Warns Government Could be ‘CLOSED FOREVER’ Over Budget Fight
Likely Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi escalated her war-of-words with the Trump administration Thursday; saying the government could be “closed forever” because of her opposition to the President’s border wall.
Pelosi was speaking with reporters during her weekly press conference at the Capitol when she was asked if she planned to cave to the President’s security demands.
Pelosi predicts the government will stay "closed forever" because she is never going to fund the border wall.
Earlier, Pelosi said she is not going to approve one dime for the Wall. pic.twitter.com/W1hDuOtikw
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“Let’s hope there won’t be a shutdown of the government. That’s a very bad thing to do, maybe the President doesn’t grasp that. That is very harmful to our country at significant cost,” said Pelosi.
“They still voted against opening up the government [the last time.] Does he want to have government closed forever? What’s this about? I know he doesn’t believe in government,” she added.
BAD VACATION: Trump Slams Top Democrats for ‘Celebrating Shutdown’ in Puerto Rico
President Trump didn’t mince words when commenting on the Democrats’ recent trip to Puerto Rico Monday; saying he was in the nation’s capital “all weekend” while liberal lawmakers were “celebrating” the shutdown on a tropical beach.
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“I’ve been here all weekend. A lot of the Democrats were in Puerto Rico celebrating something. I don’t know, maybe they’re celebrating the shutdown. We have a very big crisis on the border. Everybody knows it, they know it,” said the president.
“The Republicans are rock solid, we’ve got to take care of our border. Many of the people that aren’t being paid right now are in total agreement with us,” he added.
Watch the President’s comments above.