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In R.i., President’s Words Get Mixed Review : Some Praise Trump’s \x91moderate Tone,’ While Others Fault Speech For Lack Of Specifics

Mar 02, 2017 - Providence Journal

The day after President Donald J. Trump’s speech to Congress, Rhode Islanders had mixed opinions about his message, but there was agreement that his tone had changed.

“It was certainly nice to see President Trump give a speech that was organized, and rather more substantive,” said June S. Speakman, chairwoman of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Roger Williams University.

“It wasn’t specific enough,” she said, saying that Trump should have presente...