Wednesday, March 1, 2017

THE MEMO: Five takeaways from Trump’s big speech

The Hill by Niall Stanage -- 

President Trump addressed a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening. It was his biggest set-piece moment since his inaugural address. What were the main takeaways?
Trump’s speech was conventional — to the GOP’s relief

Trump on Tuesday was at his most restrained. There were no attacks on the media; no especially flamboyant claims or personal jabs; and few significant digressions from the prepared text of his speech.

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They (GOP) are looking for leadership from Trump, and while the president provided few policy details on Tuesday night, he set out clear objectives in a way that could boost his party’s rank-and-file.


 

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