Trump's Immigration Speech Won't Change Minds, Science Says

Most networks are airing the speech despite widespread public pressure not to. In a speech that will neither get the government running again nor change anyone’s mind about anything, U.S. President Donald Trump will address the nation tonight in an attempt to make a prime-time case for his wall along the southern border–an effort most Americans have already said they don’t support. Trump is expected to discuss what he calls a “humanitarian and national security crisis,” although reports conflict about whether he will actually declare an emergency, as he has previously threatened.Read Full Story

Trump's Immigration Speech Won't Change Minds, Science Says

Research shows that direct appeals from the president don't sway people, and neither do fact-checks from the media. But they do keep us talking.

Wed 9 Jan 19 from Wired Science

Don’t tell Trump, but the Democrats’ rebuttal got higher ratings than his speech

American viewers seemed to be more interested in the response than what President Trump actually had to say. Last night, President Donald Trump took to the national airwaves in an attempt to ...

Wed 9 Jan 19 from Fastcompany Tech

How to watch Trump’s speech and Democratic rebuttal without a TV

Most networks are airing the speech despite widespread public pressure not to. In a speech that will neither get the government running again nor change anyone’s mind about anything, ...

Tue 8 Jan 19 from Fastcompany Tech

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer demand TV rebuttal after Trump address

All major networks have now agreed to run Trump’s speech in prime time at 9 p.m Eastern Tuesday. Trump will likely make his case for “The Wall.” All the major TV networks, ...

Mon 7 Jan 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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