In addition to all the officials and prominent people invites the American president traditionally also a few ordinary Americans for his State of the Union. Although, ‘simply’: it helps if you have a bit of a hero.
First lady Melania Trump had Twitter all a corner of the veil of the guest list. “I get tonight the company of a group of respectable Americans,” she said. …
First lady Melania Trump had Twitter all a corner of the veil of the guest list. “I get tonight the company of a group of respectable Americans,” she said. ‘Heroes of our nation have served in times of need, families that have suffered under the evil and citizens that the American dream have embraced.’ President Trump spared during his speech full of compliments for the all American heroes .
¦ Ashlee Leppert – chief petty Officer at the coast guard
Who? Works for the coast guard and she was involved in the evacuations in the south of the USA during the hurricane season. Helped a mother with four young children with a helicopter to safety.
What president Trump said: ‘Eighteen hours long defied Ashlee wind and rain, surrounded by dangerous power lines, and deep water to more than 40 to save lives. Thank You Ashlee.’
¦ David Dahlberg Shows – Fireman
Who? A firefighter from California. Helped children to save from a forest fire.
What president Trump said: “David was face to face with a wall of fire for almost sixty children to rescue when their camp is enclosed by a raging forest fire.’
¦ Steve Staub and Sandy Keplinger – Entrepreneurs
Who? The founders and managers of Staub Manufacturing Solutions, a metal company from Ohio.
What president Trump said: ‘They have just the best year in their 20-year history. Thanks to the tax reforms they can have their employees storage, 14 extra people in recruiting and expanding to a neighboring building.’
¦ Corey Adams – Welder
Who? A welder for more than eight years for Staub Manufacturing Solutions works.
What president Trump said: ‘Corey is an American employee. He was responsible for his own livelihood during his studies, played his job lost during the recession of 2008, and was subsequently taken into service by Staub, where he trained and became a welder. Like many hardworking Americans, Corey plans to the money of his tax relief to invest in his new house, and the education of his two daughters. Wish Corey along with me a lot of happiness.”
¦ Preston Sharp – Volunteer
Who? Boy that more than 40,000 American flags and flowers on soldatengraven put as a tribute to veterans.
What president Trump said: ‘Preston Sharp is a 12-year-old boy from Redding, California, on Veterans Day soldatengraven without flag saw. He decided to do something about it and started a movement that now has 40,000 flags on the graves of our great heroes has placed. Well done, Preston.’
¦ Elizabeth Alvarado, Robert Mickens, Evelyn Rodriguez and Freddy Cuevas – Parents of murdered children
Who? The parents of Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas. Nisa and Kayla were two friends who were murdered, presumably by the criminal gang Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13.
What president Trump said: ‘There are here tonight, two fathers and two mothers – Evelyn Rodriguez, Freddy Cuevas, Elizabeth Alvarado and Robert Mickens. Their two teenage daughter, Kayla Cuevas and Nisa Mickens, were good friends on Long Island. But in september 2016, just for Nisa’s sixteenth birthday, they were both not at home. These two precious girls were brutally murdered when they went home together walked. Six members of the vicious gang MS-13 have been indicted for the murder of Kayla and Nisa. Many of those gang members took advantage of the backdoors in our legislation, that are wide open to our country as unaccompanied minors, and came up on the high school Kayla and Nisa.’
‘Evelyn, Elizabeth, Freddy and Robert: everyone in this House here will pray tonight for you. Everyone in America mourns with you. And 320 million hearts are breaking for you. We can us the depth of your suffering can not imagine, but we can make that no other family this pain also must endure.’
¦ Celestino ‘CJ’ Martinez – Agent of security service
Who? Special agent at the department of Homeland Security who oversees immigration and customs. Works on the roles of international criminal organizations like MS-13. Helping to investigate more than a hundred members of MS-13 behind the bars did end up due to murder, drug dealing and arms smuggling.
What president Trump said: “Tonight is here also someone that first goes into the fight to defend our country: Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Celestino Martinez, better known as ‘CJ’. CJ did 15 years of service in the air force he started working as an agent for the immigration and customs service, where he spent the last 15 years, gang violence fighted and dangerous criminals from our streets loved. At a certain point the leaders of MS-13 murder on the CJ ordered, but he succumbed not to threats or fear. In may he took command of an operation to gang members on Long Island to track it down. His team has more than 400 arrests were carried out, including more than 220 members of MS-13. CJ: worked well. Let us be the Congress now to convince you what reinforcements to send.’
¦ Ryan and Rebecca Holets – Agent and his wife
Who? A police officer from Albuquerque in New Mexico. During his six years of service, he was twice shot at, and he made a few life-threatening confrontations. Together with his wife he adopted the baby of two addicts.
What president Trump said: “Ryan Holets is 27 years old and an agent of the police force of Albuquerque. He is here tonight along with his wife Rebecca. Last year saw Ryan during his hours of service how to a pregnant homeless woman was preparing to heroin syringes. When Ryan told her that her unborn child damage would cause, she began to cry. She told him that she didn’t know what to do, but that they have a safe home for her baby wanted.’
‘At that moment he felt God speak to him, said Ryan: “You will do it, because you can.”. He pulled out a photo of his wife and their four children appear. Then he went home to his wife Rebecca to tell. She was immediately agree to the child to adopt. The Holets named their new baby Hope. Rebecca and Ryan: you personify the good in our nation. Thank you and congratulations.’
¦ Justin Peck – a Sergeant in the army
Who? Served for eight years in the army. Rushed during a mission in Syria risk their lives to another soldier who is injured was to help.
What president Trump said: ‘Last year in november were sergeant Justin Peck and his comrade, petty officer Kenton Stacy, by Raqqah on a mission to make all the booby traps of IS in a hospital”, so that ordinary citizens could return. While he was on the first floor of a hospital, inspected, touched Kenton Stacy was seriously wounded in an explosion. Justin stormed immediately the building is full of booby traps inside, where he Kenton in critical condition found. He held the wound close and made an incision to the airway. He reanimeerde twenty minutes at a stretch and assisted with the artificial respiration during the emergency surgery that two hours. Kenton Stacy would have died without the selfless love for a fellow. Today restores Kenton in Texas. Raqqah is liberated. And Justin is wearing his Bronze Star award, with the ‘v’ of ‘valor’ (courage). Sergeant Peck: across America brings you tribute.’