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I am honored to join the conversation Stacey Abrams who lost the governor's race in Georgia last year delivered the Democratic Party official response to president Donald trump's state of the union speech landing a few jabs against him walk calling for an economic leg up for working and middle class Americans making livelihood of our federal workers upon for political games is a disgrace Reuters correspondent ginger Gibson Abrams called president trump shut down a stunt and said that those in the US who were dependent on paychecks were deprived in it ran counter to American values Abrams also use much of her speech to talk about the need to bring people together criticizing president trump for being a divider we need him to tell the truth Abrams nearly became both the first African American and first woman governor of Georgia in November and struck a tone Tuesday night that Gibson says might influence other Democrats still searching for the right way to challenge trump in twenty twenty Abrams is a rising star in the party having almost won the Georgia gubernatorial race including getting more votes than a Hillary Clinton dead and twenty sixteen at St that Donald Trump one and for that reason democratic strategist tell me that Abrams is a role model for Democrats looking to run for president Abrams wasn't the only female Democrat to shine brightly Tuesday night a crowd of women lawmakers from the house of representatives were dressed elegantly in white to celebrate one hundred years of women having the right to vote there com displeasure during trump's speech was briefly interrupted when the president spoke about women in the work force we also have more women serving in Khan , re or moment during the long speech which otherwise drew mixed reactions from the divided audience