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Monday, 25 January 2021

Pelosi explains why she ripped Trump's SOTU speech

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Pelosi explains why she ripped Trump's SOTU speech
Pelosi explains why she ripped Trump's SOTU speech

Following U.S. President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, House speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped a paper copy of the speech behind the president's back.

Soon after, she explained to reporters why she tore it up.

Speaking to reporters after the speech, Pelosi said she ripped a paper copy of it because it was "the courteous thing to do." "It was the courteous thing to do considering the alternative," Pelosi said.

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