Published: Tue, February 05, 2019
Business | By Eloise Houston

Trump Invites Bullied Student, Synagogue Shooting Survivors to State of the Union

Trump Invites Bullied Student, Synagogue Shooting Survivors to State of the Union

Many are questioning if Trump will use the address to declare a national emergency to fund the border wall.

Trump's speech will also offer an olive branch to opponents as he looks toward the 2020 election, targeting areas he sees for potential bipartisan agreement, such as infrastructure improvements, lowering prescription drug costs and healthcare.

"We see this as the most likely outcome because despite reaching a stopgap agreement, President Trump and congressional Democrats remain fundamentally at odds over border security appropriations but will likely seek to avoid a further shutdown", the report stated.

Negotiations were fruitless and 800,000 federal employees went unpaid until Trump caved and agreed to reopen the government for three weeks, kicking the can down the road but enabling him to deliver the State of the Union address.

She, along with millions of people, will watch as Trump gives his address before a divided Congress.

On Monday, the White House announced its list of official State of the Union guests: 13 Americans who serve as in-person surrogates for the president's policy agendas.

Donald Trump wife Melania. and son Baron attend the ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Donald Trump wife Melania and son Baron. | Vince Bucci Getty Images

Re, Trump's wall, I'm not against better control of border crossings but Trump is pushing one solution and not even considering if there's a better way. The Davids' daughter Debra, granddaughter Heather and great-granddaughter Madison will be at the State of the Union. Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of MA and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY.

On Sunday, President Trump blasted Nancy Pelosi in a CBS interview.

Despite the shutdown, the U.S. economy added a robust 304,000 jobs in January, marking 100 straight months of job growth, the longest such period on record. Despite the objections of some advisers, Mr Trump announced in December that he was withdrawing USA forces in Syria.

"The thought of spending Tuesday night in the House Chamber, listening to the reckless, self-centered man who occupies the White House holds no interest for me", Blumenauer wrote in a statement posted to his Facebook page.

Joshua Trump, a 6th grade DE student bullied by his fellow students for sharing a last name with President Donald Trump, has been invited by the White House to attend the State of the Union address.

Others in the varied group of guests, who will sit with First Lady Melania Trump for the address, include a woman freed from federal prison after Trump cut short her life sentence for drug offenses and a DE boy allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump.

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