What did President Trump say to Justice Kennedy?

February 28th, 2017

During tonight’s Joint Address President Trump and Justice Kennedy exchanged several words. Can anyone figure out what they were saying?

As best as I can make out, Trump said:

Thank you. That’s very nice coming from you. Say hello to your boy. He’s a special guy. They love him in [New York]?

Who is Kennedy’s boy in New York? Anyone? We know that AMK invited Ivanka Trump as his guest. Perhaps there is some connection there?


Here is the video of Trump’s interaction with the Justices as he entered.

Justice Ginsburg joined Justices Alito and Thomas by staying at home. RBG attended all eight of President Obama’s joint addresses.

Update: Michelle Olsen offers a theory: