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President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC, on Jan. 30, 2018.

In doing so his Middle East message reflected the rest of his speech: Both a lap of honour for his first year and a reminder to his supporters of the work to come, all dressed up in an "America first" message.

The administration is expected to release a full version of its infrastructure improvement plan in February, though the draft proposal includes providing incentives for local governments to build revenue streams for projects and expanding existing federal loan programs, CNBC reported.

"I think we have a lack of leadership in the White House".

This speech was a notable departure from the braggadocios Trump of the campaign trail and basically every time he speaks without a teleprompter.

From her perspective, DelBene sees that the state of the union as very divided.

Trump's speech lasted 1 hour and 20 minutes - the third-longest State of the Union in history.

Shortly after, the UN's General Assembly (UNGA) voted the declaration as "null and void".

My prediction: give it a week, a couple tweetstorms and an off-the-cuff comment and everything that happened last night will be irrelevant.

The CBS poll showed that 81 percent of respondents said they felt Trump's speech united the country, while 19 percent said it was divisive.

Perhaps the worst part of Trump's address was that he seemed to unnecessarily insist on applause.

Republicans gave the President 75 standing ovations during his address, but many noted that Trump's victory lap did little to lay a path forward.

Ian Bremmer: Yes, not dire, certainly not the inauguration speech that we heard a year ago, but took a couple of significant whacks at China.

"The changes to regulatory reviews are likely to be a poison pill for many Congressional Democrats if it weakens environmental protections", Ed Mills, a policy analyst at Raymond James, wrote in a note to clients on Wednesday. "However, the proposed cuts to family immigration and elimination of protections to unaccompanied children are deeply troubling", said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, who is chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration.

India would be paying close attention to the first three issues - immigration, trade and terrorism - read along with his remarks reiterating his new strategy in Afghanistan.

What big televised political events like the State of the Union and the presidential debates consistently do is drive users to the internet to search for words, concepts, facts, and figures they are curious about. But he mixed optimism with fear, and failed to elicit cheer from the Democrats who mostly sat through it in silence.

"We have ended the war on American energy", the president said.

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