In his annual address before congress, president obama promised to confront growing economic inequality and outlined a list of actions he would take without congressional approval. While it oftentimes seems like president donald trump has held his elected office for longer than just over a year, the fact remains that he gave the first official state of the union address of his presidency on tuesday night, jan 30 the state of. Vice president joe biden, left, and speaker of the house john boehner wait for the start of the state of the union address by president barack obama on tuesday, jan 20, 2015, in the house chamber of the us capitol in washington ap photo/mandel ngan, pool first lady michelle obama. I've come here tonight not only to address the distinguished men and women in this great chamber, but to speak frankly and directly to the men and women who sent us here i know that for many americans watching right now, the state of our economy is a concern that rises above all others and rightly so. President barack obama's first state of the union in 2010 held an audience of 48 million, and president bill clinton's first in 1994 gathered 458 million, just edging out trump's first those numbers don't include each president's first televised address to congress in their first inaugural year, because those. Every now and then, as we approach the ritualistic agony of yet another state of the union address, voices are raised describing the absurdity and offensiveness of the tradition in 2006, presidential historian lewis gould anticipated with dread george w bush's sixth sotu address, deploring the. President obama will deliver his penultimate state of the union address tonight at 9 pm est he is expected to discuss the economy, education, and trade, among other issues, and he will unveil a new tax proposal that will call for higher taxes on the wealthy to fund tax cuts and other benefits for the. A day after showing off his unlikely bonhomie with president donald trump at the white house, france's president outlined an internationalist vision before congress that starkly contrasts with trump's—and suggested that his famously touchy-feely kinship with the us president is only skin deep.
The white house is once again making the full text of the state of the union widely available online the text, as prepared for delivery, is also available on medium and facebook notes, continuing efforts to meet people where they are and make the speech as accessible as possible through these digital. The 2016 state of the union address was given by the 44th united states president barack obama on tuesday, january 12, 2016, in the chamber of the united states house of representatives it was addressed to the 114th united states congress it was the first state of the union address with paul ryan as speaker of. Barack obama average (ex 2009) 1:02:45 2009 not a state of the union, february 24, 2009, spoken, 0:51:44 january 27, 2010, spoken, 1:09:20 january 25, 2011, spoken, 1:01:34 january 24, 2012, spoken, 1:04:44 february 12, 2013, spoken, 0:59:51 january 28, 2014, spoken, 1:05:07 january 20, 2015, spoken.
President barack obama delivered his 2013 state of the union address on tuesday the annual speech took place in front of a joint session of congress and honored guests, with many watching from home read the full text of obama's speech as prepared for delivery below: mr speaker, mr vice. In light of president donald trump's comments that democrats were treasonous and un-american for not applauding during his state of the union address, cnn's anderson cooper examines how republicans reacted when president barack obama gave his. Read the full text of barack obama's speech to members of congress, in his second address as us president. A confident, often feisty president barack obama claimed credit for the improving economy in his state of the union address tuesday, chiding republicans – who won sweeping victories in the 2014 midterm elections – to follow his lead in enacting policies to help the middle class while pledging pragmatic.
It was not the most watched state of the union address in history, as president donald trump claimed. President obama delivers his last state of the union address to congress and the nation january 12, 2016. Obama's first state of the union went on to have a total viewership of just over 48 million, a decline of just over 4 million from the audience his january 24, 2009 speech before congress drew – an address that technically wasn't a sotu relatedstormy daniels plays coy with jimmy kimmel: “i don't know.
Updated: viewership of president donald trump's first state of the union address is down slightly in the nielsen ratings compared to his first televised address to congress last february as well as president barack obama's first such address on broadcast, tuesday's coverage of the speech drew 71. This statistic presents viewer numbers for each of the state of the union addresses from 1993 to 2018 barack obama's final state of the union address, which took place on january 12, 2016, attracted 3133 million viewers across the united states it was broadcasted live by abc, al jazeera america, azteca, cbs, cnn,.
Rapper announces fifth studio album, 'shine,' at event. President donald trump's first state of the union address was billed by the white house beforehand as a speech that would be unifying and bipartisan it was neither a relatively sedate trump poked seated and silent democrats in the house chamber — and their constituents — with partisan jabs on obamacare.
Text of president barack obama's state of the union address, as provided by the white house: mr speaker, mr vice president, members of congress, distinguished guests and fellow americans: last month, i went to andrews air force base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in iraq. An estimated 456 million people tuned in to watch president donald trump deliver his state of the union address in washington, dc, on tuesday, jan 30, 2018 the top hashtags on twitter were: #sotu, #stateoftheunion, #maga and # stateofourunion the chart below highlights the sum of the average. The occasion of president donald trump's state of the union address marks a time of considerable optimism flowing from the prospects of more jobs, smaller government, less regulation, and more economic freedom this vibe seems to exist despite the seeming reality show of twitter surprises and.