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Trump declares the state of the union to be strong as his speech highlights divisions

Feb 05, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • President Donald Trump declared Tuesday night that the “state of our union is stronger than ever before” in his annual joint address to Congress, though in many ways his speech — and the reactions to it — underscored how divided the union remains.

Trump, speaking from the podium where only a couple months ago House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the passage of two articles of impeachment against him, ticked off a list of economic accomplishments and victories like re...