Ayanna Pressley Rips Trump in First House Speech: ‘Sir, You Dishonor’ Oath of Office

Breitbart | 1/9/2019 | Staff
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) used her first one-minute House floor speech on Tuesday to rip into President Donald Trump for dishonoring his oath of office, which prompted a warning from Speaker Pro Tempore G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) “to refrain from engaging in personalities toward the president.”

“I rise today in opposition to the occupant of the White House,” Pressley said on the House floor. “Mr. Trump, you took an oath just as I did five days ago, to protect and defend the Constitution and the American people. Sir, you dishonor that oath. You devalue the life of the immigrant, the worker, and the survivor. I see right through you and so do the American people.”

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