Joseph P. Kennedy III

Trump warns of immigration peril, touts economy in address

Addressing a deeply divided nation, President Donald Trump summoned the country to a "new American moment" of unity in his first State of the Union , challenging Congress to make good on long-standing promises to fix a fractured immigration system and warning darkly of evil forces seeking to undermine America's way of life.

Trump's address Tuesday night blended self-congratulation and calls for optimism amid a growing economy with ominous warnings about deadly gangs, the scourge of drugs and violent immigrants living in the United States illegally. He cast the debate over immigration — an issue that has long animated his most ardent supporters — as a...

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