Feb 5, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump calls Dems “treasonous” for not applauding SOTU


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President Trump claimed at a rally in Cincinnati on Monday that it was "un-American" that Democrats looked so unhappy during his State of the Union Address last month:

"Even on positive news, really positive news...they were like death. And un-American, un-American. Somebody said treasonous...can we call that treason? Why not...They certainly didn't seem to love our country very much."

Trump gave a highly partisan speech touting his tax law, and attacked Democrats like Sen. Sherrod Brown who voted against it: "Just remember that, he voted against you."

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