Good morning, here’s what you need to know this weekend.
- President Donald Trump suggests mass rally
President Donald Trump suggested on Saturday that his supporters hold one big ‘yuge’ rally. “It would be the biggest of them all,” said Trump. “Maybe the millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN should have their own rally. It would be the biggest of them all!” Trump tweeted at 7:25 a.m. He also Tweeted shortly after that he has decreased the national debt by $12 billion in his first month, compared to the first month of President Barack Obama, who he said increased the debt by $200 billion. “The media has not reported that the National Debt in my first month went down by $12 billion vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo,” he tweeted at 8:19 a.m.
- House Democrats to troll big Trump speech
House Democrats are planning to troll the president at his first speech to Congress on Tuesday. Most of the Democrats who didn’t attend the president’s inauguration will go to this speech. They are deciding to bring guests who have been directly affected by Trump administration policy on immigration and Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare.
- 5 Important numbers from this week
47% of Democratic voters who are paying “some” or “a lot” of attention to the DNC election on Saturday
72% of Democrats are worried Democrats in Congress will not do enough to stifle President Donald Trump
48% of Americans favor Obamacare
45% of United States voters say that President Donald Trump is bringing change but the wrong kind of change to the country
47% of voters are approving of the way that President Donald Trump is handling the economy
- Pence comments on anti-Semiticism
Vice President Mike Pence on Friday condemned a recent uptick in anti-Semitic violence in Las Vegas, saying that violence such as that has “no place” in the country. “Let me be very clear: We condemn these acts of vandalism and the people that perpetrated these acts in the strongest possible terms,” Mr. Pence said to a Republican Jewish Coalition.
- Governors are uncertain under the Trump presidency
Governors across the nation are facing uncertainty in the Trump presidency, from his policy to how he will effect them. 11 governors were interviewed at the POLITICO’s State Solution Conference, and they all had something interesting to say about the presidency.
“We’re cautiously optimistic,” said Utah Governor Gary Herbert.
“I don’t agree with his style, but he’s shaking it up,” said Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas.