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President Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the US House of Representatives on February 5, 2019.
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The State of the Union in pictures: from women in white to a napping Trump guest

Democratic women and a sleepy little boy stole part of the show.

President Donald Trump delivered his second official State of the Union address on Tuesday. The speech was billed as a bipartisan one, though it comes amid a moment of division in Washington, DC: The president and Congress are no closer to striking a deal on immigration, government funding, and his border wall than they were just a couple of weeks ago, when they called a temporary truce to end the longest government shutdown in US history.

Trump touched on a number of topics during his State of the Union speech, including immigration, abortion, HIV, the economy, and jobs. He also announced another summit with North Korea.

Some of his claims were misleading or false. For example, he claimed that he would prioritize protecting patients with preexisting conditions, even though his administration is asking a federal court to roll back the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with preexisting conditions. He also exaggerated progress he claims to have made on Iran. As Vox’s Ezra Klein wrote, Trump in his speech “imagined the president he hasn’t been.”

The evening wasn’t all about Trump — the record number of women in Congress, most of them Democrats, were a striking image, wearing all white in solidarity and in honor of the suffragists. One of the Trump family’s guests was also spotted taking a nap, stealing some of the show.

President Trump arrives to deliver the State of the Union address in the chamber of the US House of Representatives.
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First lady Melania Trump is greeted by the House as she’s surrounded by special guests of President Trump.
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President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence applaud President Trump at the State of the Union address.
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Democratic women lawmakers chose to wear white to the speech as a symbol of solidarity and a nod to the suffragist movement.
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Democratic lawmakers cheer during President Trump’s State of the Union address.
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Democratic members cheered when President Trump noted the high numbers of women joining the workforce.
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Alice Marie Johnson, a former prisoner who was granted clemency by President Trump last year, is applauded at the State of the Union.
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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes as he is recognized by President Trump and applauded by the audience.
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World War II veteran Herman Zeitchik (center), surrounded by other special guests, is acknowledged by the audience.
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Timothy Matson (center), surrounded by Trump family members, is acknowledged by the audience.
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First lady Melania Trump with Grace Eline and Joshua Trump, special guests of President Trump, during the State of the Union address. Joshua appears to be catching a quick nap.
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President Trump shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he departs the chamber of the US House of Representatives after delivering the State of the Union on February 5, 2019.
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