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Trump goes big, uses delayed State of the Union to make case on border, much more

Byron York, Washington Examiner

How did the public respond to it all? Quickie polls by CBS and CNN showed broad approval of Trump's message. It seems likely Trump helped himself on Tuesday night. He delivered a big, broad, far-ranging statement of his approach to the presidency and to the country. It was a deeply American appeal — he said the word "America" or "American" a total of 76 times in the speech. And there is a reasonable chance a lot of Americans liked it.