State of the Union: Republican lawmakers take action against Pelosi for ripping up Trump’s speech

State of the Union: Republican lawmakers take action against Pelosi for ripping up Trump’s speech

- Republican lawmakers have taken an action against Nancy Pelosi for tearing Trump's State of the Union speech

- The lawmakers introduced a resolution to be considered latest Friday to condemn the speaker's action

- Pelosi's action came after Trump turned around to shake hands with the lawmakers seated behind him but snubbed her despite offering him a handshake

The unfolding political intrigues in the United States are getting more exciting as the North American country moves closer to its 2020 presidential election.

Republican lawmakers in the House of Representatives have taken an action against the speaker, Nancy Pelosi, for tearing up a copy of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4.

According to Fox News, the lawmakers introduced a resolution to condemn the speaker's action.

State of the Union: Republican lawmakers take action against Pelosi for ripping up Trump’s speech

Pelosi rips up Trump’s speech at the State of the Union. Credit: Fox News
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The lawmakers said Nancy's action brought “discredit on the House,” adding that resolution will be considered latest Friday, February 7.

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Just as the US lawmakers applauded President Trump after delivering his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Pelosi ripped the statement handed over to her by the president.

Her action came after Trump turned around to shake hands with the lawmakers seated behind him but snubbed the speaker who offered him a handshake.

The speaker in what appeared to be savagery, tore the statement she received from Trump into half while others applauded.

Also, Trump who appeared not to have noticed Pelosi's action joined the lawmakers and those present to clap as he stepped down from the podium where he gave the speech.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that President Trump was acquitted by the Senate on impeachment charges preferred against him on Wednesday, February 5.

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With the conclusion of the Senate trial, President Trump remains the US president and he is already on the move to be re-elected in November 2020.

Also, Trump has attacked Senator Mitt Romney for voting in support of his impeachment during the Senate's trial on Wednesday, February 5.

Despite belonging to Trump's party, the Republican party, Senator Romney voted to convict the US president on the impeachment charges filed against him.

With his action, Romney has emerged the first senator in the history of the US to vote to convict a president from his own party.

Heated reactions have greeted the US president's statement on Twitter: Angela Belcamino said: "Americans read the transcripts* and the majority supported the impeachment of Donald Trump. I stood with impeachment!"

Helen Aavik tweeted: "True. Romney laid down and lost the 2012 election. It was baffling. Now he has purposely adopted the grossly flawed Schiff arguments & ignoried established facts and legal precedent. He's either the smallest, most petty and pinched loser or someone is driving him. Eh, whatevs."

US House speaker Pelosi rips Trump's state of the nation speech

Mary S Wood tweeted: "We all believed in Mitt and he betrayed the very people that once believed and supported in him. He is a Benedict Arnold."

Christopher Johnson said: "And we knew Trump would be relentless on Romney. This is exactly why the GOP is terrified of Trump. Romney has balls of steel! @MittRomney, well over half this nation applauds you sir! Hell of a man to stand up against the corrupt crime family."

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