Politics

Here’s why so many female Democrats wore white to Trump’s speech

Nancy Pelosi via Twitter

Noticed a lot of female lawmakers wearing white during President Trump’s Tuesday speech? It was no accident.

Many House Democrats donned white apparel in a nod to female suffragists, and to “show their commitment to protecting women’s rights,” according to a statement from the Democratic Women’s Working Group.

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted out a photo of about two dozen women in their white garb on Tuesday afternoon, along with the caption, “Keep your eye out tonight as Democratic #WomenWearWhite in support of women’s rights during the #JointSession!”

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