House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, is joined by other women wearing white, as they pose for a group photo before the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.Alex Brandon/ AP

Democratic women lawmakers afforded President Donald Trump a rare standing ovation during his Tuesday night State of the Union address when Trump mentioned women’s gains in 2018. Trump cited the number of jobs gains make use of women in the past year and the record number of women serving in the US Congress. Scores of Democratic congresswomen wore lily-white on Tuesday evening to say “solidarity” with each other and the nation’s females while attending President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the Capitol. Follow along with all of INSIDER’s coverage of the State of the Union here .

Democratic ladies lawmakers imparted President Donald Trump a surprise standing ovation during his Tuesday night State of the Union address when the president highlighted women’s gains in 2018.

“No one has benefitted more from our prospering economy than ladies, who have filled 58% of the new jobs created in the last year, ” Trump said. See the other members of the tale at Business Insider

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