9:55 PM 02/06/2018
April Ryan pressed Sarah Sanders at Tuesday’s White House press briefing over the president’s tone when questioning Democratic lawmakers’ behavior during his State of the Union address.
Since the State of the Union, Trump has expressed his serious disappointment with Democrats who refused to stand during certain segments, including his touting of historic lows in black unemployment and his comments on the national anthem.
Ryan stated that such behavior is standard for SOTU addresses claiming that, “If it’s a Democratic president, the Republicans sit, if it’s a Republican president, the Democrats sit.”
“What is so un-American about this, this year, after this has been going on for all of these years?” she posed to the White House press secretary, but Sanders was ready with a dynamite response.
“I think its un-American not to be excited about the fact that more people in this country have jobs than they did before, the fact that more people in this country have higher wages than they did before, the fact that the economy is booming like it wasn’t before, the fact that ISIS is being crushed like it wasn’t before,” she flatly answered. “These are things that I don’t care what party you are from, these are things that every American should be excited about and be able to celebrate.”