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.
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.