Trump speech leads to a whopping 4.5 million tweets

President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday Jan. 30 2018 in Washington

President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday Jan. 30 2018 in Washington

During his first year, President Trump has has pushed for protections for so called Dreamers - brought to this country illegally as children - and then called for stepped up deportations.

Mr Trump emphasised the threat posed by gangs like MS-13, broadly linking immigration to crime and the destruction of communities.

On immigration, Trump detailed four points of his plan to settle the issue.

Trump mentioned several guests at the State of the Union including police officers that saved Rep.

First lady Melania Trump traveled without her husband to the Capitol for the event, a break with tradition, CNN reported. He touted his nationalist agenda on trade - which has produced little tangible results so far - as setting a tone that the world had noticed. "This administration isn't just targeting the laws that protect us - they're targeting the very idea that we are all worthy of protection". "But we're getting it back so fast".

"Now, look, needless to say, like most of Trump's 'biggest things, ' these tax cuts were not in fact the biggest tax cuts in American history - this is a lie, it's nowhere near it", he said.

He devoted significant time to touting the tax overhaul he signed at the end of previous year, promising the plan will "provide tremendous relief for the middle class and small businesses". He said the plan is "one where nobody gets everything they want, but where our country gets the critical reforms it needs". "The individual mandate is now gone".

Speaking to thunderous and sustained applause, a strident President Trump talked about those who stand to salute the American flag. Democrats were baffled, pointing out the intense partisan scrapes of the previous year with the White House on health care and tax cuts - where not a single Democrat broke ranks.

New Delhi will also feel reassured by the president's continued resolve to combat terrorism.

"There has never been a better time to start living the American dream". "By the way, Chuck and Nancy's faces - did you see that?" he asked, referring to Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) and Nancy Pelosi (Calif.).

The US president also congratulated himself and Congress onpassing a massive tax overhaul, which has been criticised by Democrats and rights groups for unfairly benefiting wealthy Americans, while raising taxes for middle class families.

"It is not enough to come together only in times of tragedy", said Trump.

Trump - one of most divisive and controversial presidents in United States history - sought to highlight things that Americans share, and appealed to the power of unity: "All of us, together, as one team, one people, and one American family can do anything".

The Spanish response, given by Virginia state Del. As did a 2010 poll after former President Obama's first State of the Union, according to CNN. "This is unjust. This is unacceptable".

"President Trump's speech [Tuesday night] was a home run", she added.

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