“Heading to lovely West Virginia to be with great members of the Republican Party. They are unlawful enemy combatants”, Trump said. ‘Pick a lottery ticket.
The center did a broader analysis based on cuts proposed in a Republican bill dubbed “Securing America’s Future Act”, which in addition to ending the visa lottery and cutting back family-based immigration, would reduce the number of refugees and asylees admitted into the U.S. by more than half. “So we want it [immigration] based on merit”, he said to a wide applause from Republican lawmakers.
Trump spoke of a “new American moment” and called for bipartisanship with Democrats to reform immigration policies and rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, each top promises from his campaign trail. As the Republican Party, we have a great opportunity.
While the president’s TV ratings were lower than Obama’s first SOTU, many people consume media differently in 2018 compared to 2009 or even 2010, especially considering the number of places the speech was streamed online.
The key issue dividing the two parties remains immigration, notably a bill to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects so-called Dreamers, who were brought to the country illegally as children.
DACA recipients are often referred to as “Dreamers” – people who were brought to the United States as children by their parents.
India, which has felt for a while it has been in the crosshairs of the Trump administration on account of a combined trade surplus in goods and services of an estimated $30 billion, will have heard loudly his tough talk calling for it to be “fair” and “reciprocal”. It’s not DREAMers, don’t fall into that trap.
Noah also mocked Trump when he got the nickname of a Homeland Security agent wrong and, instead of apologising, just chose to go along with it.
“He also mentioned Russian Federation and China, characterizing them in the same sentence as terrorists and calling them rivals”: “.we face rogue regimes, terrorist groups, and rivals like China and Russian Federation that challenge our interests, our economy, and our values.we know that weakness is the surest path to conflict, and unmatched power is the surest means of our defense”. We have dreamers in this country, too. “Don’t forget her, she was the most expensive disaster for you, personally”. “A people whose heroes live not only in the past, but all around us – defending hope, pride, and the American way”.
Senate Republicans control 51 votes, so they need nine Democratic votes to break any filibusters that prevent them from taking up legislation for debate and approval. “I think it’s Trump and Reagan”.
“She seems to just be going through the motions”, Reiman said.
“We want something that is very, very tough and strong, in terms of the border”.
“I don’t know that there’s any reason to connect that with the speech last night, but people will, I guess”.