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Donald Trump speech: We have arrived at 'new American moment' of prosperity

President Trump dispensed with his trademark antagonism in a bid for bipartisanship

Donald Trump speech: We have arrived at 'new American moment' of prosperity
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US President Donald Trump on Wednesday delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress

Justin Sink | Bloomberg
Donald Trump sought to connect his presidency to the nation’s prosperity in his first State of the Union address, arguing that the U.S. has arrived at a “new American moment” of wealth and opportunity.

The president dispensed with his trademark antagonism in a bid for bipartisanship, portraying his administration -- marked in his first year by discord -- as working to build a “safe, strong and proud America,” according to excerpts of the speech released by the White House. In contrast with polling that shows most Americans consider him divisive, he will say he’ll unify the country “as one

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First Published: Jan 31 2018 | 8:13 AM IST

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