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Pelosi on State of the Union showdown: ‘I’m glad we can get that off the table’

By Jinitzail Hernandez

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“It is so unimportant in the lives of the American people, especially those who are victims of the shutdown,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a room full of reporters Thursday morning. Pelosi closed the subject at her weekly press conference by thanking President Donald Trump for, “recognizing that it’s inappropriate to have a State of the Union address where people are working hard, very hard, to protect all of us in that room, and not getting paid for it.”

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