KXAN: From ‘falsehoods’ to ‘fabulous’, Texas congressmen react to State of the Union address

Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a Democrat, and Rep. Roger Williams, a Republican, rather unsurprisingly had different takeaways from the President’s third such address in front of Congress.

“He created a false sense of optimism,” Rep. Doggett said after the address. “I’m very optimistic, and very hopeful about our country, as a country without Trump.”

Doggett continued saying the address was full of “platitudes, falsehoods and an avoidance of discussing some key issues.”

Doggett said the President didn’t address things like the climate crisis, soaring student debt and “the need to pay for our infrastructure.”

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Publisher: KXAN

Author: KXAN Staff

Date: Feb. 5, 2020

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