On Tuesday night Donald Trump had his first Congressional address as President of the United States. He spoke at length about fulfilling his campaign promises on tax reform and repealing the Affordable Care Act. As always, his speech was on point, and many will agree that this was one of the most powerful speeches President Trump has ever delivered.
Trump is receiving praise from both sides of the aisle for a presidential speech that was heartfelt, emotional and hopeful.
Chris Wallace From Fox News put it best when he said, “Tonight Donald Trump became this nation’s President.”
According to the ratings results, Trump’s Congressional speech beat out the Oscars with more than 43 million viewers tuning in to listen to our 45th President of the United States deliver one of the greatest presidential speeches of all times.
SPEECH TOPS 43 MILLION VIEWERS; BEATS OSCARS… https://t.co/Xj0JsUCDwQ
— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) March 1, 2017
Fox News was the most-watched on all of TV for the speech, drawing 10.765 million. NBC was second, with 9.144 million, reports Truth Feed.
“EACH AMERICAN GENERATION PASSES THE TORCH OF TRUTH, LIBERTY AND JUSTICE –- IN AN UNBROKEN CHAIN ALL THE WAY DOWN TO THE PRESENT. THAT TORCH IS NOW IN OUR HANDS. AND WE WILL USE IT TO LIGHT UP THE WORLD. I AM HERE TONIGHT TO DELIVER A MESSAGE OF UNITY AND STRENGTH, AND IT IS A MESSAGE DEEPLY DELIVERED FROM MY HEART. A NEW CHAPTER OF AMERICAN GREATNESS IS NOW BEGINNING. A NEW NATIONAL PRIDE IS SWEEPING ACROSS OUR NATION. AND A NEW SURGE OF OPTIMISM IS PLACING IMPOSSIBLE DREAMS FIRMLY WITHIN OUR GRASP. WHAT WE ARE WITNESSING TODAY IS THE RENEWAL OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT. OUR ALLIES WILL FIND THAT AMERICA IS ONCE AGAIN READY TO LEAD. ALL THE NATIONS OF THE WORLD — FRIEND OR FOE — WILL FIND THAT AMERICA IS STRONG, AMERICA IS PROUD, AND AMERICA IS FREE,” SAID PRESIDENT TRUMP IN HIS INCREDIBLE SPEECH.
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