One of the most talked-about moments of tonight’s State of the Union began before President Trump began his address when he was handing copies of his speech:
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 5, 2020
As he walked to the podium for his address, President Trump did not shake Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hand, although it was unclear whether it was an intentional snub https://t.co/UOJyqNXas1 pic.twitter.com/hxW5J0LKib
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 5, 2020
It’s possible Trump didn’t notice Pelosi’s attempted handshake, but considering what’s gone down in DC these past three years nothing would be surprising.
Did Pres. Trump snub Pelosi's handshake?pic.twitter.com/iBrsct1oHE
— Liz Wheeler (@Liz_Wheeler) February 5, 2020
Trump just straight up denied Nancy Pelosi.
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) February 5, 2020
Trump began his speech rattling off several minutes worth of positive economic news, which kept all of the Democrats firmly in their seats with sour looks on their faces.
Yup. That look on her face says it all.
— Bob Tinker (@RobertTinker) February 5, 2020
President Trump is done with the games.
— KOKE REPORT (@KokeReport) February 5, 2020
Perhaps the Democrats’ SOTU frowns are also based in recognizing an element of backfire:
— Byron York (@ByronYork) February 4, 2020
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 5, 2020