PBS NewsHour

Putting Trump’s State of the Union statements in context

Clip: 02/06/2019 | 5m 18s

Tuesday's State of the Union was an occasion for both political parties to lay out their priorities and stake out ground for political battles to come. President Trump highlighted his pursuit of a border wall, lowering drug prices, the fight against the Islamic State group and economic issues. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to fact-check some of the president’s claims.

Aired: 02/06/19

Rating: NR

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