Trump’s address to Congress boasts of ‘new national pride’ sweeping nation

In his first speech to a joint session of Congress, President Trump on Tuesday challenged divided lawmakers and a polarized nation to look past his turbulent early days in office and rally behind the “America First” vision of his history-making campaign. “A new national pride is sweeping across our nation,” Trump declared to a packed House of Representatives at the outset of the hourlong address. The entrepreneur stayed true to many of the core messages of his insurgent and profoundly nationalist candidacy — blaming immigration and global trade for a range of ills, expressing resentment at the burdens of America’s post-World War II global leadership, pushing for dismantling Obamacare — while dropping some of his most inflammatory rhetoric.

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Just 11 days after the longest government shutdown in US history, Donald Trump makes his second state of the union address to congress. Follow along as FT political correspondents annotate the speech to provide context President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. 5 things watch in President Trump's State the Union . President Donald Trump is scheduled give his State the Union on Tuesday. Tags: state, union, things, watch, Is it worth watching, airing Donald Trump's credibility will be put the test, yet again: day's talker. President Trump will the Tuesday night and make his case for a border wall. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room the White House in Washingn on Friday. He's set deliver his state the union at 9 p.m. ET Monday.

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