Text And Analysis: Joe Kennedy's Democratic Response To The State Of The UnionRep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., delivered the rebuttal to President Trump's address. Kennedy is seen as a rising star and called a "relentless fighter for working Americans" by party leaders.
FACT CHECK: Democratic Response To State Of The Union
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Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., delivered the rebuttal to President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Democratic leaders called Kennedy a "relentless fighter for working Americans" in their announcement of his selection. At 37, Kennedy has served in Congress since 2013.
"It would be easy to dismiss the past year as chaos. Partisanship. Politics," he said. "But it's far bigger than that. This administration isn't just targeting the laws that protect us — they are targeting the very idea that we are all worthy of protection."