President Biden used his State of the Union to send a message to Vladimir Putin, praise the bravery of the Ukrainian people and try and kickstart his stalled agenda.
He also told America it is time to ‘get back to work’ after COVID, called for unity and took a swipe at Donald Trump for his tax cuts and his ‘infrastructure week remarks’.
Below is his speech, which ran for just over one hour, in full.
Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, our First Lady and Second Gentleman. Members of Congress and the Cabinet. Justices of the Supreme Court. My fellow Americans.
Last year COVID-19 kept us apart. This year we are finally together again. Tonight, we meet as Democrats Republicans and Independents. But most importantly as Americans. With a duty to one another to the American people to the Constitution. And with an unwavering resolve that freedom will always triumph over tyranny.
UKRAINE: Putin was wrong. We were ready.
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