President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. The speech came a day before the Senate was scheduled to cast its final votes in the impeachment trial, determining whether to remove Mr. Trump from office.
The following is a transcript of his remarks, as released by The White House.
In Part 1 of his address, the President touted the success of the “great American comeback” by pointing to economic growth and criminal justice reform.
In Part 2 of his address, Trump took a more global approach as he discussed American leadership, introducing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as his guest.
In Part 3 of his address, the President focused on healthcare as he promised to protect pre-existing medical conditions, Medicare and Social Security. Big Pharma was also put on notice as he laid out his steps toward lowering drug prices.
In Part 4 of his address, Trump detailed his plan to curb illegal immigration and fight global terrorism in an effort to keep Americans safe.