“Tonight, I am calling on this Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare.”“We are blessed to be joined tonight by Carryn Owens”— the widow of William “Ryan” Owens, the Navy SEAL killed less than a month ago in a counterterrorism operation. The sustained applause and emotional reaction of Owens to the moment drew wide attention, and was described by Democratic commentator Van Jones as “One of the most extraordinary moments you have ever seen in American politics, period.”“We all bleed the same blood. We all salute the same flag. And we are all made by the same God.”
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Joint AddressRyan OwensFact CheckJoe Scarborough — the “Morning Joe” host, former Republican member of Congress and occasional Trump critic’s presence at the joint session sitting among Democrats, right next to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, was the source of derision from pro and anti-Trump people alike.
Is that Joe Scarborough clapping like a seal at every Trump statement from the Democrat side of Congress?— Ronald W. Tipton (@Scarmouche) March 1, 2017