Fri Feb 14, 2020 AT 1:42 PM EDT
Yes, Madame Speaker, they noticed. The public has not quite forgotten about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent decision to strategically tear up a copy of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address shortly after it ended, and while the news cameras were rolling.
While some wondered about the legality of compromising a federal document, many journalists and Democratic strategists were filled with praise and mirth. But what about the public? Their reaction has been not exactly positive.
New research finds that 87% of Americans have heard about Mrs. Pelosi “ripping up her printed copy of the text of President Trump’s State of the Union speech”; 94% of Republicans, 80% of independents and 92% of Democrats agree. Read Full Story