Trump lays out agenda to divided Congress in second State of the Union

Pres. Donald Trump gives his second State of the Union to a joint session of Congress on Feb. 5, 2019. (Source: MGN/White House)
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By: Stefan Becket, Emily Tillett, Grace Segers | CBS News
February 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) -- President Trump delivered his second State of the Union speech on Tuesday, imploring lawmakers to "break decades of political stalemate" and "heal old wounds" just weeks after the longest government shutdown in history.

With House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence seated behind him on the dais of the House chamber, Mr. Trump spoke for nearly an hour and a half, with frequent interruptions of applause from Republican members who broke into chants of "USA!" at several points.

The House chamber was marked by dozens of Democratic women wearing white, the color historically associated with the suffragette movement.

Mr. Trump's speech was his first address to a joint session with one House controlled by Democrats. His remarks came as Congress works to craft a deal on border security to prevent another shutdown before a looming mid-month deadline.

For a full recap of President Trump's remarks, click here.

The full State of the Union, as well as Stacey Abrams' Democratic response, can be seen below.

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