‘Out of Many, One.’ The Democrats Had 5 Very Different Rebuttals for Donald Trump’s State of the Union

By Charlotte Alter President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address was a solo performance about his vision for the nation. The Democrats and their allies responded with a chorus. Instead of rebutting Trump’s speech with a single unified response, they mustered five of them. The official Democratic party rejoinder was given by Rep. […]

Read Bernie Sanders’ Rebuttal to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

By Eli Meixler Vermont Senator and former Democratic primary presidential candidate Bernie Sanders live-streamed his rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. In an address streamed on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, Sen. Sanders delivered an alternative to the official Democratic rebuttal from Congressman Joe Kennedy and a Spanish-language rebuttal from […]

Read Democrat Joe Kennedy’s Response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

By Eli Meixler Congressman Joe Kennedy III delivered the official Democratic Party response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address this year. Kennedy, a third-term representative from Massachusetts’ 4th district who has championed LGBTQ rights and immigration reform, was chosen in part for his legislative record, which Democratic leadership said offered a stark […]