Here’s the powerful moment from Trump’s speech that left even Democrats stunned
The Blaze ^ | February 28, 2017 | Carlos Garcia
Posted on 3/1/2017, 9:16:46 AM by yoe
President Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress had a lot that angered Democrats, but there was at least one powerful moment that left everyone stunned, including his critics.
President Trump recognized the sacrifice of Carryn Owens, the widow of the Navy SEAL that was killed during (the Yemen raid) weeks into his presidency. The applause was the longest of the entire night, and thundered through the chamber.
“We are joined tonight by Carryn Owens,” Trump said, “the widow of U.S. Navy Special Operator Senior Chief William Ryan Owens. Ryan died as he lived a warrior and a hero, battling against terrorism and securing our nation.”
The Congress applauded for a long time in her honor.
“I just spoke to our great General Mattis just now,” Trumpm continued, “who reconfirmed that, and I quote, ‘Ryan was a part of a highly successful raid that generated large amounts of vital intelligence that will lead to many more victories in the future against our enemy.’ Ryan’s legacy is etched into eternity.”
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