President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening, and a rare bipartisan moment of patriotic celebration broke out amidst the unusual partisan Kabuki dance that typically comes with this annual affair.
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One Twitter user summed up the moment with: 'When I tell my wife I cleaned the bathroom'.
Socialism means different things to different people, but it's defined by Merriam-Webster as "any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of good", per National Review. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who was praised by Democrats for her hard-line negotiating during the shutdown, sat behind Trump as he spoke.
He shook her hand when he arrived at the dais on the floor of the House and handed her a copy of the speech.
Sometimes Pelosi's reactions were directed at her congressional party. As soon as he looked away, she did, too - and smirked.
At one point, when Trump saluted the record number of women serving in Congress, Pelosi stood and gestured to the sea of new lawmakers dressed in white on the Democratic side of the aisle.
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"It's advocating that a woman has the right to choose what's right for her, her body, her family and her God and I will never back down from that", she continued.
Abrams will deliver her speech in an undisclosed metro-Atlanta location with an audience that includes workers, activists, labor leaders, health care professionals, educators, entrepreneurs and voters who her aides say had trouble casting their ballots in 2018.
The moment signaled Pelosi's example to the Democrats she leads.
After presidents suffer setbacks in midterm elections, they often reach out to the victorious opposition with words of conciliation, however artificial or short-lived they may be.
"The only thing that can stop it", he said, "are foolish wars, politics or ridiculous partisan investigations" - an apparent swipe at the special counsel investigation into ties between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign, as well as the upcoming congressional investigations. Republicans jumped to their feet and chanted, "U-S-A!"
NPR news staff is also providing further context and analysis for both Trump's remarks and the Democratic response.
Although it certainly makes a statement, the wearing of white is a solidarity move and should not be misconstrued as a protest, said University of Melbourne senior political scientist Dr Lauren Rosewarne.