The governor made sure to mention President Donald Trump's visit to Jackson in his "State of the State" address on Tuesday, Jan. 9. "I am thankful to the president of the United States of America who came to Jackson, Mississippi, to honor the opening of our great two museums," Bryant said in the House of Representatives chamber to some of the state's most powerful leaders. Republicans stood to applaud, while Democrats throughout the chamber, including Attorney General Jim Hood and Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba, stayed seated. "(Millions of) people watched the president's tour and remarks that day at the civil-rights museum. It seemed the entire world was watching as Mississippi told our own story," Bryant said. The governor recalled a "feeling...
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Governor Pushes Vouchers, Praises Trump in 'State of the State'