Wednesday, January 31, 2018
As Trump Touts Low Unemployment, Black Lawmakers Withhold Applause
In one of the most striking — and symbolic — moments of the State of the Union speech most black lawmakers refused to applaud when President Trump highlighted a historic low for African-American unemployment.
Viewers approve of Trump's first State of the Union address - CBS News poll
FLASHBACK - In Case you missed it
“As the chair of the Black Caucus, I’ve got to tell you, we are always hesitant to criticize the President. With 14% [black] unemployment, if we had a white president we’d be marching around the WH." -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, 2011
It's now 6.8%. @realDonaldTrump gets ZERO credit?!