State of the Union: The chance of Trump’s agenda getting through Congress and other takeaways

By John Fritze and Christal Hayes of USA Today –

President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address to continue his push for a border wall and outline his agenda for the second half of his term, including a handful of specific proposals he asked Congress to consider.

Trump called for bipartisanship in broad terms but also blasted the multiple investigations that have loomed over his presidency and pressed hard for immigration changes – including a border wall that Democrats flatly rejected.

Here are six key takeaways from his speech – Trump’s second State of the Union and third address to a joint session of Congress – and whether his proposals have any chance of passing in a new era of divided government.

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Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Known as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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