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WIBC host Tony Katz was joined by White House Deputy Director of Communications Adam Kennedy, Thursday, who spoke at length about President Donald Trump’s universally praised State of the Union address. Kennedy also ventured into the topic of Socialism, and why it will never be fully embraced by the United States’ collective citizens and leadership.

On Impressions of the State of the Union:

“We’re all feeling great. I think it was incredibly well received. 97{e7d922e47e34c22374416105a5e46a14ff533ce17ed8ca0dee5410286f8ee502} of Republicans approved, 82{e7d922e47e34c22374416105a5e46a14ff533ce17ed8ca0dee5410286f8ee502} of independents. It was incredibly powerful. He put forward not only his principles on border security, but common sense ways that both parties can go forward and achieve American greatness.”

On Adam Schiff’s Announcement of New Russia Probe:

“It’s unfortunate that Rep. Schiff would make these announcements so soon after the President called for bi-partisanship and unity on passing legislation and finding solutions that would benefit the lives of all Americans. It’s a shame to see that, but I think the President remains committed to the same things he laid out in his speech and I think we’re going to be able to achieve them.”

On Socialism:

“We have some of the best examples in the world of why that is a road that we do not want to go down that road – in South America and Venezuela. They’re a perfect example of why we do not want to go down that road and it’s why the President is so forceful in attacking it.”

On Battling Against Calls for Socialism by Elected Representatives Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez:

“I don’t think the President is afraid to go to Twitter to speak directly to the American people about the dangers of socialism. …I think the President is going to always be out there for his policies, push his policies and show the American people what the right way forward is.”

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