AMAZING! TRUMP FIRST SPEECH TO CONGRESS WITH GORGEOUS MELANIA IN BLACK DRESS

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( Daily Mail ) President Donald Trump took his first mission-critical trip down Pennsylvania Avenue on Tuesday to address a Joint Session of Congress, telling his political opponents that ‘the time for small thinking is over, the time for trivial fights is behind us.’

At that very moment, a member of the Democratic Party hissed.

But Trump’s 60-minute speech drew 94 interruptions for applause, including a sustained, tear-jerking ovation for the widow of a Navy SEAL killed in action just eight days after Trump took office.

As Carryn Owens wept and Ivanka Trump comforted her, Trump said her husband Ryan was happy that the lengthy applause ‘broke a record.’

The slain sailor’s father made headlines last week when he said he had refused to speak with the president when his son’s remains were returned to the U.S. in a somber ceremony. He also blasted Trump for green-lighting what he called the ‘stupid mission’ that claimed Ryan’s life.

But the president praised Ryan as ‘a warrior and a hero, battling against terrorism and securing our nation.’

‘Ryan’s legacy is etched into eternity’ Trump said. ‘For as the Bible teaches us, there is no greater act of love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. Ryan laid down his life for his friends, for his country, and for our freedom. We will never forget Ryan.’

Trump began Tuesday night with a claim on the role of political peacemaker, saying he wanted to bring Americans who voted for him together with those who didn’t.

‘I am here tonight to deliver a message of unity and strength, and it is a message deeply delivered from my heart,’ he said.

 

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First Lady Melania made an elegant entrance as she took her seat before her husband was announced

 

 

First Lady Melania Trump made an elegant entrance as she took her seat before her husband was announcedFirst Lady Melania made an elegant entrance as she took her seat before her husband was announced

 

 

 

Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner were seated behind the First Lady and Second Lady Karen Pence 

 

 

The first lady kept a straight face as she applauded with her guests as her husband spoke from the Speaker's rostrum 

 

 

 

Mrs Owens received the longest applause of the night as the House listened to Trump's tribute to her fallen husband 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump started his speech with a claim on the role of political peacemaker, saying he wanted to bring Americans who voted for him together with those who didn't

 

 

 

 

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