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Fort Worth, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – A retired Fort Worth school teacher is delighted about her chance to attend President Trump’s first State of the Union address Tuesday.
WFAA-TV reports former Dunbar Middle School teacher Charmion Johnson-Polk was invited by Fort Worth Congressman and former student Marc Veasey. Johnson-Polk told the station.
“I never dreamed I would be getting up in the gallery to see or to hear a president speak.”
Even before you walk in her front door, Charmion Johnson-Polk has a lesson plan.
Her yard has signs like "you can't scare me, I teach" and "to teach is to touch a life forever"…
She will attend the first State of The Union for President Donald Trump as a guest of Fort Worth Congressman Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth.
Charmion Johnson-Polk can’t wait for Tuesday night.
That evening, the longtime Fort Worth Democrat — a retired teacher — will sit in the balcony over the U.S. House of Representatives chamber, watching President Donald Trump give his first State of the Union address…
True, she’s a Democrat, invited by U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, to attend the event…
“Ninety-five percent of the people who find out I was invited say, ‘You better go, girl.’ That’s an historic moment,” she said. “The others say, ‘Oh, you’re going to hear Trump. I don’t want to hear him.’
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, a co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus Access to Jobs Task Force, led a discussion with Members of Congress and experts on jobs, education, and vocational training to discuss how Democrats can further promote commonsense policies that benefit working men and women in America.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Department of Education named Dallas Environmental Science Academy as one of three DFW Metroplex schools recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School, which honors 342 schools for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups:
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