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Deputy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat from New York, smiles as US President Donald Trump, not pictured, an address from the state of the Union indicates a joint session of Congress in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
"No one has benefited more from our booming economy than women, who last year filled 58 percent of newly created jobs," the president said, calling up groups of Democratic lawmakers dressed in white to celebrate the 100th birthday of women. the right to vote, to stand and to applaud each other.
Trump responded by telling them that they were "not allowed to do that" and thanked the audience for his response.
Twitter users grabbed the irony of the remarks, noting that the standing ovation of the Democratic congressional women was a sarcastic response to Trump who had the honor of the new jobs.
Others said that Trump had not planned to associate his remarks with the congressional election success of the congressional women – although Trump then pointed out that there are now more women in Congress than ever before. This led to exuberant applause, high-fives and more chants from USA, USA & # 39;
Some speculated about whether Trump's daughter Tiffany deliberately bore out of the same sex, the same color female Democrats, in solidarity with them. She was also spotted from Melania and Ivanka Trump, who both wore more muted clothes.