Feb 5, 2019

Trump reportedly "blew through" a custom on State of the Union

President Trump reportedly skipped the usual custom of allowing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to introduce him to Congress, the WSJ reported tonight.

  • "It appears he blew through that custom," a Pelosi spokesman told the WSJ.

Between the lines: This deprived Pelosi of some pomp and circumstance, and Trump of a second standing ovation before the speech began.

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