Tag: speech

Biden chides ‘dull’ Coast Guard grads in wild speech

May 19, 2021
President Biden delivered rollercoaster remarks Wednesday at the US Coast Guard Academy’s graduation ceremony, calling the grads a “dull class” while boasting of his own college exploits including a fire-extinguisher assault on his dorm’s RA. Biden attempted to earn laughs at the expense of the US Navy, but when the cadets didn’t respond, he turned

Trump’s convention speech make you feel crazy? Rachel Maddow’s fact-check will restore your sanity

August 28, 2020
I think it might be helpful if I just did like a real, real quick speed-read auctioneer fact-check, just on some of the top lines so we can clear those out of the way. This was more than an hour-long speech by the president. We think this is the second-longest acceptance speech ever given by

Donald Trump Jr. Flops At GOP Convention With Laughably Bad Speech

August 25, 2020
Donald Trump Jr. poorly delivered a fantasy speech divorced from reality with glassy eyes that was so bad, it was funny. Don Jr. accused Democrats of trying to cut taxes for millionaires when his daddy passed the biggest tax cut for the rich and corporations in history: Donald Trump isn’t so much giving a speech,

Joe Biden delivers the speech of his lifetime, at exactly the right time

August 21, 2020
Anyone who had been listening to Trump or Trump’s cadre of Republican trolls had to be watching in expectation that Biden would fumble and fuddle his way through the evening. After all, to listen to Trump, Biden can barely get through a sentence. Those people were very, very disappointed tonight. Everyone else was carried away

Kamala Harris says ‘road ahead will not be easy’ in DNC speech

August 20, 2020
Kamala Harris spoke of the “awesome responsibility” of being crowned the Democratic vice presidential nominee during a convention address on Wednesday, where she warned the fight ahead could get rocky. In a speech honoring her mother, an Indian-born scientist, female suffragettes who secured the right to vote and her running mate Joe Biden, the senator

Michelle Obama delivers epic speech on the opening night of the Democratic convention

August 18, 2020
Good evening, everyone. It’s a hard time, and everyone’s feeling it in different ways. And I know a lot of folks are reluctant to tune into a political convention right now or to politics in general. Believe me, I get that. But I am here tonight because I love this country with all my heart,

With ‘Buy American’ Economic Speech, Biden Takes On Trump and ‘MAGA’

July 9, 2020
Joseph R. Biden Jr. will lay out a populist economic vision to revive and reinvest in American manufacturing on Thursday, calling for major new spending and stricter new rules to “Buy American” as part of an effort to more aggressively challenge President Trump on two of his signature issues: the economy and nationalism.In a speech