Pelosi's goal for Tuesday night, experts said, was to convey firmness and self-control. Their opposition was on vivid display as Democratic congresswomen in the audience formed a sea of white in a nod to early 20th-century suffragettes. The document, obtained by Bloomberg News, shows how the president's aides are trying to orchestrate an echo chamber of accolades for Mr Trump's address, instructing supporters who may be interviewed by media on what adjectives to use as they deliver praise.
However, last week, women on both sides of the aisle were invited to wear white by the Democratic Women's Working Group. Among the guests invited to sit with the first lady, Melania Trump, during the speech were three family members of a couple killed last month in their home in Reno, Nevada, allegedly by an immigrant in the us illegally.
Communications specialist and speech coach Ruth Sherman saw "good moments, affectionate moments that warm him up to a country that needs to warm up to him".
The past and potentially future presidential candidate has done the same thing previously, but he's been criticized this year for trying to upstage or take attention away from Abrams and her historic speech.
Abortion is an issue that excites many conservatives - especially white, self-described evangelicals - and in Tuesday's speech, Trump appealed to that demographic with sharp criticism of new, controversial abortion measures in Virginia and NY. New Mexicans look at the dysfunction and the backwards agenda of the Trump administration, and they see a government that just isn't answering to the American people.
A year ago, Trump made a similar plea for bread-breaking with Democrats, only to have the year swallowed up by scorched-earth congressional elections, a divisive fight over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and finally the 35-day government shutdown.
For all of Trump's talk about bridging "old divisions" and pursuing bipartisan initiatives, Trump previewed the well-trod themes that will power his 2020 re-election campaign: a hard line on immigration and border security, a deep suspicion of trade deals, and an "America First" foreign policy.
On Jan. 25, Trump returned to the Rose Garden to announce that he would sign a spending package to end the shutdown even though it did not include money to address a crisis that threatens the nation's safety. Many other men wore white ribbons of support.
On immigration, the CBS survey found 72 percent approved of what the president said about the issue and 28 percent opposed his views. January respondents essentially gave the same answers before and after the shutdown ended. She lost in a very close and controversial race to Republican Brian Kemp by just about 1.4 percentage points, The Washington Times shared.
The speech painted a portrait of menacing immigrants endangering Americans and a sharp challenge to Congress to build the wall.
The teams agreed to the deal Sunday and completed a conference call with the National Basketball Association on Monday. The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired swingman Rodney Hood from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-player trade.
While they're still not quite at the Warriors level yet, the 76ers are building a nice foundation for a strong playoff push. Redick, Jimmy Butler and Joel Embiid , the Sixers now have arguably the most talented group in the Eastern Conference.
Google Cloud also drove higher expenses, mostly headcount, which rose from the third quarter by nearly 4,400 people, to 98,771. One stunning number is telling about Google's effectiveness as a business. "We'll continue down this path".
Porzingis refused to address his departure from NY or rumors he was offered first to the New Orleans Pelicans for Anthony Davis . Still, the trade seemingly came out of nowhere after a meeting between Knicks brass and Porzingis and his agent on Thursday.
More than 95 percent of individuals who get the vaccine after 12 months of age will develop an immunity to all three viruses. Clark County Public Health has been regularly updating its list of locations where people may have been exposed to measles.
Long-time backers Russian Federation and China are among at least nine nations that have declared their support for Maduro. Venezuela's opposition has rejected any offers of dialogue that don't include Maduro's exit as a starting point.
It follows ongoing calls from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) for the Government to avoid a no-deal Brexit. The Sunderland plant , which has been active since 1986, employs nearly 7,000 people, producing around 2,000 cars a day.
Trump also said he wants to leave troops in Iraq, however, in order to keep an eye on the regime in Iran. The report is the first of its kind since the president announced his plan to withdraw US troops.
It's no surprise that Kylie wants to have more children , she's clearly obsessed with her little Stormi . Responding to a fan who asked if she's indeed expecting baby No. 2, Jenner responded, "no lol".
Emiliano Sala search team recover body from plane wreckage
According to BBC Wales, Nantes have given Cardiff a 10-day ultimatum over the first payment of between five and six million euros. Sala and his pilot David Ibbotson have been missing since shortly after their plane took off from France on January 21.
Small plane crashes into home in Southern California
It's thought that one of the homes was hosting a Super Bowl party at the time of the crash, according to CBS Los Angeles . He said both the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate. "It shook our house".