A Democratic congressman has declared his intention to protest President Trump’s upcoming first State of the Union address by skipping the speech.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., is the first Democrat to announce he will not attend the president’s annual address to Congress. Blumenauer said he would not listen to “yet another destructive and divisive speech by Trump.”
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) January 5, 2018
Nearly 70 House Democrats, like Blumenauer, were absent from President Trump’s inauguration last year. Expect more Democrats to announce they’ll be no-shows when President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address on January 30.
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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