Black Congressional Leaders React To Trump Address


Black Congressional Leaders React to Trump Address

As President Donald Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress last night, it wasn’t hard to miss a group of Democratic lawmakers—all women–dressed in white amid a sea of navy, black and charcoal suits. Multiple women, notably African American legislators, also sported an accessory: black flowers pinned to their lapels.
Yet this wasn’t a fashion statement, far from it. Rather, it was a collective symbol of political dissent, aimed squarely at America’s 45th president.
Even as Republicans largely cheered the Commander in Chief on Tuesday night, many of their Democratic counterparts expressed reactions that ran …

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