A clarifying week in Washington showed how ugly the war of oversight between President Donald Trump and House Democrats will become and dug new battle lines in the most intense exchanges yet of the 2020 campaign.
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A former prisoner who was recently released as a result of the bipartisan First Step Act equated the feeling of President Donald Trump honoring him at Tuesday night's State of Union to "being released from prison."
(CNN) President Donald Trump delivered one of the longest State of the Union addresses on record. Did you catch the most watchable moments and reactions from lawmakers?
Behind him, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sat in a white suit jacket and blouse. Before him, a block of female lawmakers donned a range of white outfits and visibly unimpressed expressions. Even his daughter Tiffany was pictured in white, with social media speculating that the choice may have been more than a coincidence.
President Donald Trump's State of the Union address drew a deeply Republican audience, which largely gave the President strong reviews for his address from the House chamber, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS immediately following the speech.
Stacey Abrams delivered the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday. Her remarks are as prepared for delivery.
As President Donald Trump prepares to once again make a bipartisan appeal in his State of the Union address Tuesday, members of Congress are linking arms on one of his favorite issues: trade.
Rep. Dan Newhouse has released a statement condemning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's refusal to authorize President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in the House chamber.
President Donald Trump now says he will wait to give the State of the Union address after the partial government shutdown comes to an end.
Former independent counsel Ken Starr said Sunday that "we're much closer to getting the truth than we were before" former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to several federal crimes and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday.
Rudy Giuliani said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Donald Trump was not issuing pardons in the Russia investigation, but left open the possibility he could once the probe is finished.
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who is a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, sharply criticized the President on the Senate floor Tuesday for his remarks he made where he called Democrats "treasonous."
A Democratic senator suggested Monday that President Donald Trump might be inspired by North Korea's "dear leader" cult of personality, shortly after Trump quipped that Democrats committed "treason" when they did not applaud his State of the Union.
President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address proved too much for non-partisan fact-checking site PolitiFact Tuesday night. The website saw its servers crash for six minutes during the President's speech.
President Donald Trump said Thursday morning that the 45.6 million people who watched Tuesday's State of the Union was "the highest number in history."
President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday was billed as a "unifying" speech that looked to bridge a partisan divide that has only grown during his first year in office.
About 46 million Americans watched President Trump's first State of the Union, according to Nielsen ratings data.
President Trump highlighted the strength of the auto industry in his State of the Union speech.
President Donald Trump spoke to the nation for his first State of the Union on Tuesday night and late night hosts like Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah were ready to react.
President Donald Trump spent the lion's share of his first formal State of the Union address running off a laundry list of political victories, making the case for a massive new infrastructure project and, in a few brusque asides, trolling his liberal rivals.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, held his own State of the Union response on Tuesday where he slammed President Donald Trump for being "compulsively dishonest" and creating a looming immigration "crisis" by ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
U.S. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union touched on a number of international issues, including North Korea and the battle to defeat ISIS, but he didn't offer any specifics and barely mentioned Russia or China.
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.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered his first State of the Union address, and CNN's Reality Check Team was there to vet his claims.