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6 takeaways from Donald Trump’s first State of the Union speech

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(CNN)President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, a (very) lengthy speech in which he largely revisited his accomplishments over his first year in office and offered a handful of proposals he’d like to see considered in the coming year.

While it’s important not to over-analyze what the speech means for Trump’s presidency — his first year in office suggests what he says one day means very little for what he will do the next — I did jot down a few takeaways from the address. They’re below.

1. America First

Trump ran — and won — on the idea that he would always put our country first. And boy did he make good on that promise in his State of the Union address. For the first hour of the speech, Trump talked about nothing but domestic policy. Tax cuts. The economy. Trade. Regulatory reform. Immigration. Nary a mention of America’s place in the world until after 10 pm on the east coast.
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Scandal Tainted Politicos Join Dionne Reeder in a Bid to Oust Elissa Silverman

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Talk to Dionne Reeder’s supporters, and they will insist that Elissa Silverman is the most divisive politician in the city.

At-large Councilmember Silverman’s progressive causes, namely the paid family leave law and her opposition to overturning Initiative 77, have made her the top ally of lefty groups in the city, and also turned her into the bane of the District’s business and political establishment. Yet many politicos wonder why Mayor Muriel Bowser is so brazenly working to unseat Silverman in November, given the mayor’s failure to elect allies in the 2016 cycle.

For now, the mayor’s allies are talking big. “I haven’t seen this much distaste for an incumbent since Adrian Fenty in 2010,” claims Joshua Lopez, a longtime Green Team booster.

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