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Fact Check: Trump's State Of The Union Address

President Trump delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
President Trump delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

President Trump delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night, a speech that had been delayed during the government shutdown.

The annual remarks came as a bipartisan group of lawmakers continue to negotiate border security funding and Trump's wall proposal — the central issue that led to the longest shutdown in U.S. history.

NPR reporters annotated Trump's remarks live, adding context and analysis. Read a fact check of the Democratic response, given by Stacey Abrams, here.

Photos: Fact Check: Trump's State Of The Union Address

President Trump delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., right, high fives Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., as Democratic members celebrate in the House Chamber. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc.)
President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. (Jim Young/Reuters)
Supreme Court Justices John Roberts, Elena Kagan and Neil Gorsuch attend the State of the Union address. (Pool/Getty Images)
Special guest Grace Eline, left, and sixth grade student Joshua Trump, right, attends the State of the Union address. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Senator from New Jersey Cory Booker greets other lawmakers ahead of the State of the Union address. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes as he is recognized by President Trump during the State of the Union. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
President Trump arrives before delivering the State of the Union address. (Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
President Trump shakes hands with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi while joined by Vice President Mike Pence. (Pool/Getty Images)
First Lady Melania Trump, center, is greeted, surrounded by special guests of the President. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Rep. Louie Gohmert (Tx-R), arrives for the State of the Union address. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
President Trump arrives to deliver the State of the Union address. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

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