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The State of the Union: Trump, Abrams, and Sanders Address the Nation

The president was followed by the Democratic rebuttal and then a response from the Independent from Vermont

The U.S. Capitol Building seen on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

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President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday night. It was, according to progressives, very bad.

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Following the president's address, 2018 gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams of Georgia delivered the official Democratic Party rebuttal. It was, according to Democrats and progressives, very good.

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After Abrams' rebuttal, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)—as he did following Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress in 2017 as well as last year's State of the Union—delivered a response via live stream. Democrats and progressives thought it was pretty good, too.

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