Michigan governor hits Trump's economic message in Dem response

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hit back at President Donald Trump’s “blue collar boom” Tuesday night in her Democratic response to the president’s third annual address before Congress.
The Democratic governor, who was selected by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to deliver the Democrats’ answer to Trump’s address, focused on economic issues to counter the president’s message of unprecedented economic growth.
“It doesn’t matter what the president says about the stock market,” the governor said. “What matters is that millions of people struggle to get by or don’t have enough money at the end of the month after paying for transportation, student loans, or prescription drugs.”
Trump used his address to tout the U.S. economy and reinforce his stance on stricter border security. His speech reflected the policy portions of his campaign rallies, and he largely avoided the impeachment drama overshadowing his presidency. The House impeached Trump on

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