President Trump spoke on many different issues over the course of his hour-long joint address to Congress Tuesday night, but one moment, however, got the biggest response from both those in the room and those watching on TV:
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 1, 2017
Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens was killed one month ago tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/9UIRAMEcYQ
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 1, 2017
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 1, 2017
— Melissa Gaona (@MeliGaona) March 1, 2017
— Marcus Gilmer (@marcusgilmer) March 1, 2017
Also recognizes Carryn Owens, widow of US Navy SEAL Senior Chief William "Ryan" Owens, who died "a hero" in raid in Yemen. pic.twitter.com/7OIG2gMkAB
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) March 1, 2017
— CSPAN (@cspan) March 1, 2017
The image of Ryan Owens' widow crying is just heartbreaking.
— John Bresnahan (@BresPolitico) March 1, 2017
Wife whispering — looking upward — “i love you baby.”
— Elena Schneider (@ec_schneider) March 1, 2017
Military widow is overcome here, and it's genuinely hard to watch but it's very real & raw.
— Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) March 1, 2017
who isn't crying
— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) March 1, 2017
God be with that SEAL's family. RIP warrior. #JointAddress
— Jesse Kelly (@JesseKellyDC) March 1, 2017
This is an incredible moment. RIP Ryan Owens and may God bring comfort to your family #JointAddress
— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) March 1, 2017
That was powerful.
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) March 1, 2017
All you women in white — you better get a look at Carryn Owens. That’s the face of strength. #Jointsession
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) March 1, 2017
After the speech:
— Sean Spicer (@PressSec) March 1, 2017
However, some felt the need to bring politics into this moment:
The president managed to secure the presence of the widow of the man whose father has criticized him for his son’s death.
— Michel Marizco (@BorderReporter) March 1, 2017
reminder. SEAL father called Trump's Yemen raid "stupid"
— Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) March 1, 2017
Donald Trump ordered the Yemen mission that killed Officer William "Ryan" Owens (a.k.a. the man he is currently collecting applause for)
— Lauren Duca (@laurenduca) March 1, 2017
Sorry, Owens' wife, you're not helping yourself or your husband's memory by standing there and clapping like an idiot. Trump just used you. https://t.co/i6O4rVqZRz
— Dan Grilo (@grilodan) March 1, 2017
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Former Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama campaign volunteer Dan Grilo seems to have had second thoughts.
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) March 1, 2017