Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Republicans praise the tone of Trump’s speech, but it may not move the ball

President Donald Trump gave Republican lawmakers what they’d been hoping for Tuesday night: A positive, upbeat speech that moved on from the rancor of the campaign and the dark tone of his inaugural speech in January. But he delivered nothing new. When Congress goes back to work Wednesday, it faces the same divisions, the same uncertainty and the same gargantuan challenges that have been vexing lawmakers for weeks.

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Highlights from the President's address to Congress 4:20

Highlights from the President's address to Congress

Rep. Joe Neal and his most memorable moments 1:22

Rep. Joe Neal and his most memorable moments

Rep. Joe Neal on S.C. Medicaid 0:36

Rep. Joe Neal on S.C. Medicaid

Rep. Joe Neal on the environment, companies taking advantage of lax regulations 1:43

Rep. Joe Neal on the environment, companies taking advantage of lax regulations