Trump warns House Dems: 'Foolish wars, politics or ridiculous partisan investigations' threat to America's 'economic miracle' under his presidency

YouTube download / Ap Video / Face to face with emboldened Democrats in a State of the Union address, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to end 'ridiculous partisan investigations' and cast aside 'revenge, resistance and retribution.'

 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer
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SANFORD, Fla. -- It was must-see TV for my wife, Sera and I, in our living room to witness whether President Trump would go off script in his State of the Union address and threaten to declare a national emergency to secure funding for his Wall along the southern border with Mexico.

He didn't.

But Trump warned Democrats in the House Chambers that "Foolish wars, politics or ridiculous partisan investigations" would stop "an economic miracle" taking place in America under his administration.

"An economic miracle is taking place in the United States — and the only thing that can stop it are foolish wars, politics or ridiculous partisan investigations," Trump said.

The president went further, emphasizing, "If there is going to be peace and legislation, there cannot be war and investigation."

This was an emphatic shot across the political aisle to Democrats who sat stone-faced while their Republican counterparts rejoiced in raucous applause and a standing ovation.

Clearly, Donald Trump made Robert Mueller's Russia investigation front and center amid the hoopla of economic prosperity, record numbers of jobs created, beefing up America's military and holding NATO allies accountable to pay their fair share. Russia was not mentioned by the president with the exception of investing in new missile defense systems. Trump took aim at socialism and Venezuela with the camera directly on Bernie Sanders whose face was bright red.

Clearly, Donald Trump made Robert Mueller's Russia investigation front and center amid the hoopla of economic prosperity, record numbers of jobs created, beefing up America's military and holding NATO allies accountable to pay their fair share. Russia was not mentioned by the president with the exception of investing in new missile defense systems. Trump took aim at socialism and Venezuela with the camera directly on Bernie Sanders whose face was bright red.

FOX News should have a field day with the sullen faces and scowls of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Kristen Gillibrand, and Cory Booker, in what was a lively state of the union.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com for a decade now. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.