Cables Cut Away From Jeff Sessions RNC Speech

Monday during the cable news coverage of the first night of the Republican National Convention, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel cutaway from Sen. Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) address to the delegates. Transcript as follows: Thank you good friends. Speaking from this podium today is a long way from the rafter seats my wife and I had as college students in Miami in 1972. Our voters spoke clearly on two critical issues in our primaries: trade and immigration. They affirmed Donald Trump and his positions. They oppose Obamatrade. They demand a lawful system of immigration that protects their safety and their financial well-being. Average Americans have been the first to know something is wrong with this economy. Our middle class is steadily declining, with our African American and Hispanic communities being hurt the most. But, the Washington establishment, the media, and big corporations have been in denial. Fellow Republicans, we must understand that the incomes of middle class Americans today are $4,186 per year less than in 1999. This is an economic disaster. We are on the wrong track and the people know it. Yet, Hillary Clinton’s plan is more of the same: more government, more taxes, more regulation, more immigration, and