Promises for the nation before a joint session of congress in his state of the union address.
Kenneth craig has the latest from capitol hill.
President trump urged republicans and democrats to come together ...during his second official state of the union address.
Victory is not winning for our party.
Victory is winning for our country.
The president discussed foreign policy matters like venezuela and syria during his address....and announced plans for a two-day summit with north korean leader kim jong un: chairman kim and i will meet again on february 27and 28 in vietnam.
With the threat of another government shutdown looming...mister trump pressed for more funding for border security: simply put, walls work and walls save lives.
President trump used his invited guests to highlight some of his biggest priorities...including immigration and criminal justice reform.
Many democrats in the chamber wore white in support of women...including house speaker nancy pelosi who sat directly behind the president: exactly one century after congress passed the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote.
We also have more women serving in congress than ever before.
The president also touted economic gains... an economic miracle is taking place in the united states -- and the only thing that can stop it are foolish wars, politics or ridiculous partisan investigations.
...and called on congress to pass legislation to lower prescription drug prices.
Kenneth craig cbs news capitol hill.
Dowe: former georgia gubernatorial candidate stacey abrams gave the democratic response to the president's speech.
Abrams argued for a more unified society that gives every american a chance at prosperity.she also called the government shutdown a "stunt organized by the president and said its impact on federal workers was a "disgrace".