President Trump gave his three years in office a glowing review in Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. He began the evening by snubbing a handshake from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who then ended the night by tearing up her printed copy of his speech. Weijia Jiang reports on how the partisan address highlighted the tensions within government.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi Calls State Of The Union Speech ‘A Manifesto Of Mistruths’
As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked down a hallway in Congress, she described the State of the Union address as “a manifesto of mistruths.” And as to the president not shaking her hand, she responded, “We always extend a hand in friendship. If he rejects it, that’s up to him.”