Even the Miss America pageant got political this year.
Miss Texas ripped into President Donald Trump over his statements on the Charlottesville riots.
During the question and answer period PEOPLE’s Jess Cagle asked Miss Texas Margana Wood about the riots in Charlottesville and Preisdent Trump’s response:
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“I think that the white supremacist issue … it was very obvious that it was a terrorist attack. And I think that President Donald Trump should’ve made a statement earlier addressing the fact, and in making sure all Americans feel safe in this country and that is the number one issue right now.”
The crowd loved it.