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President Trump Delays His State of the Union Address
Townhall.com ^ | January 24, 2019 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 01/23/2019 9:38:53 PM PST by Kaslin

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To: WashingtonSource

Exactly...


101 posted on 01/24/2019 6:43:27 AM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To all the “pearl clutchers” and “hand wringers” in here....

Which is most important?

Working to get the southern border secured by a physical barrier or......

Where and when to give a speech???

You decide...


102 posted on 01/24/2019 6:47:02 AM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: Kaslin

What Trump should do is send a written SOTU to Pelosi and McConnell. Then, when the children stop their temper tantrums, he can just say “No Thanks” to Nanzi and refer her to the written version, which is more than sufficient under the Constitution.


103 posted on 01/24/2019 6:47:15 AM PST by ssaftler (Beam me up, Scotty! There's no intelligent life left in this country!)
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To: JBW1949

“To all the “pearl clutchers” and “hand wringers” in here....

Which is most important?

Working to get the southern border secured by a physical barrier or......

Where and when to give a speech???

You decide...”

BINGO!!!

Mike Gallagher saying this very thing right now on his show.

I think conservatives are so used to the gop caving on everything that we’ve been programmed to think every small tactical move by Trump is a “caving”.

Every time so far we’ve said for two years Trump is going wobbly he comes back stronger and delivered or if he hasn’t delivered it is totally out of his control.

He is literally fighting the entire swamp he has to have some room for tactical flexibility.

I’d much rather have the wall than the speech (which I think will be delivered anyway eventually).


104 posted on 01/24/2019 7:28:02 AM PST by ctpsb
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To: ctpsb

He considered the argument over the SOTU to being used by Pelosi to divert from the important task of getting the wall built...

He knew that by saying he’d give it later effectively ended that argument and he can continue on the IMPORTANT issue....

President Trump is nobody’s fool....


105 posted on 01/24/2019 7:35:41 AM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: JBW1949

“He considered the argument over the SOTU to being used by Pelosi to divert from the important task of getting the wall built...

He knew that by saying he’d give it later effectively ended that argument and he can continue on the IMPORTANT issue....

President Trump is nobody’s fool....”

Correct. After everything Trump’s done how could anybody doubt his resolve at this point. He’ll make mistakes but I never doubt his resolve.


106 posted on 01/24/2019 7:44:21 AM PST by ctpsb
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To: freepersup

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/former-democrat-the-truth-is-democrats-wont-build-wall-because-theyre-under-influence-of-mexican-mafia/


107 posted on 01/24/2019 7:47:54 AM PST by laplata (The Left/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Do you think this is possible?

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/former-democrat-the-truth-is-democrats-wont-build-wall-because-theyre-under-influence-of-mexican-mafia/


108 posted on 01/24/2019 7:53:25 AM PST by laplata (The Left/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: NoLibZone
Whenever I think of Ann Coulter and her love affair with Chris Christie, this is what comes to mind:


109 posted on 01/24/2019 7:54:01 AM PST by Magnum44 (My comprehensive terrorism plan: Hunt them down and kill them)
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To: laplata

Consider the source.


110 posted on 01/24/2019 7:54:49 AM PST by Coronal
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To: rintintin

“I still wonder why Trump waited two years - till after GOP lost the House - to fight for the wall”

I wonder about that too. Why didn’t he dig in when we had the house? Yeah that Rat bastard Ryan was largely too blame but with primaries looming Trump had a lot more leverage then. So why didn’t he use it? And it sucks he gave in to Pelosi on the SOTU.


111 posted on 01/24/2019 8:08:11 AM PST by gibsonguy
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To: Coronal

I think it’s possible. The last president of Mexico received $100 million from the cartels.


112 posted on 01/24/2019 8:33:00 AM PST by laplata (The Left/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: Kaslin

There is NO SUBSTITUTE VENUE for the state of the union address. NONE!

I wanted to see Trump “convene” Congress to FORCE them to listen, but of course it would not be in the House chamber.

Calmer heads prevailed. There is nothing significant about the “date” of the SOTU.

The pageantry, the pomp and circumstance, the imagery, are iconic. A tremendous opportunity for the president to address the country from the pulpit of our government about whatever he chooses for as long as he chooses.

He would lose all this by changing the venue or by mailing it in.

Chock this up, for now, as a “win” for Pelosi, but at what COST? A HIGH price me thinks.


113 posted on 01/24/2019 8:44:32 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: faucetman

The State of the Union is a constitutionally mandated responsibility of the president. Trump should borrow a tactic from the dems and file a lawsuit with a tame judge. Ask the judge to declare Pelosi’s action unconstitutional.


114 posted on 01/24/2019 8:53:04 AM PST by Fellow Traveler
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To: Fellow Traveler

Except there is a more than 100 year tradition of the president merely sending a letter to the House and Senate. What we think of as a SOTU speech is an invention of the radio/television age. Kabuki theater.


115 posted on 01/24/2019 8:58:26 AM PST by jjotto (Next week, BOOM!, for sure!)
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To: Kaslin

I think the idea might be to make Pelosi look like she’s petty and dug in, while Trump is trying to work for a solution. But, trying to win the Public Relations aspect is never an option for a Republican in Washington.


116 posted on 01/24/2019 9:02:56 AM PST by Repealthe17thAmendment
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To: Kaslin

So it will be a victory Speech:-)


117 posted on 01/24/2019 9:03:41 AM PST by Harpotoo (Being a socialist is a lot easier than having to WORK like the rest of US:-))
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To: rintintin

Because of this tax cut fight, SCOTUS fights, weaking of Obungholecare fight.
What do you think of saving that one for the 2020 election when it worked so great for him in 2016?
Kind of makes sense to me.


118 posted on 01/24/2019 9:06:22 AM PST by Harpotoo (Being a socialist is a lot easier than having to WORK like the rest of US:-))
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To: central_va
Nanzi PigLucy

That works

119 posted on 01/24/2019 9:14:46 AM PST by Dustoff45
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To: gibsonguy
I still wonder why Trump waited two years

He needs the Supreme Court to back him up. All the more reason to know if RBG is room temperature.

120 posted on 01/24/2019 9:18:04 AM PST by Dustoff45
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