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Why were women wearing white at Trump's address?

It's in solidarity with women's suffrage.

A photo on Rep. Katherine Clark's Twitter feed depicts women of the Democratic cauRepKClark/Twitter

Giving a nod to women's suffrage, Democratic womendressed in white dotted the crowd tonight the nation watched President Donald Trump delivered his first address to to a joint session of the Congress Tuesday.

"Tonight, our Democratic #WomenWearWhite in support of women's rights -- in spite of a @POTUS who doesn't," Rep. Nancy Pelosi, minority leader, said.

Specifically, the democratic representatives in Congress want to bring attention to reproductive rights, equal pay and maternityleave.

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In his comments several minutes into the address, the president pushed back on the assumption that he is anti-woman, mentioning anewly-formed joint task force with Canada aimed at promoting the advancement of womenin the workplace and encouragingentrepreneurship among women in both countries.

 
 
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