Democrat Who Clapped For Trump Speaks Out After SOTU

Throughout President Trump’s 80-minute State of the Union address, you’d think Democrats were sitting on their hands and they’d fallen asleep.


Not so, though, for Sen. Joe Manchin, West Virginia Democrat. He was often shown jumping to his feet and applauding, especially when Trump touted subjects with which many Americans agree (as the president did repeatedly).

“As Donald Trump talked about infrastructure, the resurgence of coal as part of America’s energy strategy and Christian faith as the center of American life, West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin bucked his party and applauded,” the Daily Mail reported.


Manchin said on “CBS This Morning” that Democrats really need to grow up and appreciate ideas that all Americans support — for the good of the country.

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