Traditionally, the Speaker of the House introduces the President before he begins the State of the Union address. President Trump did not wait for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to introduce him this year.
At Trump’s State of the Union, Democrats in Congress — notably House women wearing suffragette white — clapped and chanted “USA” when the president spoke about women in the economy. He joked that they weren’t supposed to clap for him.
Democratic women in Congress wore suffragette white to Trump’s State of the Union address before the Senate and House — and so did Tiffany Trump, the president’s daughter, raising questions on Twitter.