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Trump pledges to 'make America great again for all Americans'

President Donald Trump sought to infuse his maiden State of the Union address Tuesday with an undercurrent of optimism, issuing a call for Democrats and Republicans to look past deep national divisions in order to do good by the American people.

North Korean defector attends State of the Union

Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean man who made it out of the rogue nation and now resides in South Korea, received a standing ovation at President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address Tuesday night.

CNN Instant poll: Trump gets least positive reaction in at least 20 years

Almost half of Americans who watched President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address -- 48% -- say they had a "very positive" impression of the speech, down from 57% of speech-watchers after his first address to match Barack Obama's rating after his first State of the Union address, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo open

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Tuesday to keep open the detention facility at Guantnamo Bay, Cuba, and opened the door to sending new prisoners there.

Agriculture secretary named 'designated survivor'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is Tuesday night's designated survivor, an administration official confirms to CNN, staying away from the Capitol as President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address.