President Trump’s State of the Union speech was extremely successful with the president getting a 75 percent approval rating.
A CBS News poll of speech viewers found President Trump received very high marks.
Seventy-five percent approved the speech with 80 percent feeling the president is trying to unite the country. In addition, the speech made Americans feel proud.
CBS News reports:
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Eight in 10 Americans who watched tonight felt that the president was trying to unite the country, rather than divide it. Two-thirds said the speech made them feel proud, though just a third said it made them feel safer. Fewer said the speech made them feel angry or scared.
In sharp contrast, Congressional Democrats were visibly unhappy with President Trump’s speech.
Black Representatives gave the president’s statement about record low unemployment in the black community a cold reception.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) visually rejected the president’s call for unity with a frown.