WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump struck a rare bipartisan tone in his first State of the Union address Tuesday night. But he still managed to anger plenty of people.
The list starts with Democrats, of course, who showed their displeasure over a year’s worth of policies and personal attacks by withholding their applause and remaining seated throughout most of his 81-minute speech before a joint session of Congress.
Fiscal conservatives bristled at Trump’s victory lap over the new tax overhaul, disappointed that it threatens to dramatically increase the federal deficit. His base is frustrated with his immigration proposal that would offer nearly 2 million young immigrants a path to citizenship. And those who are worried about the president going to war didn’t much like his extensive tough talk on North Korea.
Here is a glimpse of those nowhere near as jubilant as many congressional Republicans with Trump’s speech and what they found lacking or maddening: