Trump delivers State of the Union, ugly details surface over Gov. Northam, and other headlines


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IN OTHER NEWS...

click to enlarge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) walks to her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 23, 2019. The tit-for-tat between President Donald Trump and Pelosi over the State of the Union address escalated sharply on Wednesday, with Trump telling Pelosi he would deliver the speech in the Capitol on Tuesday as originally scheduled, and Pelosi firing back that he was not welcome unless the government was fully open. - ERIN SCHAFF/THE NEW YORK TIMES
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) walks to her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 23, 2019. The tit-for-tat between President Donald Trump and Pelosi over the State of the Union address escalated sharply on Wednesday, with Trump telling Pelosi he would deliver the speech in the Capitol on Tuesday as originally scheduled, and Pelosi firing back that he was not welcome unless the government was fully open.
My fellow Americans...
The President of the United States of America, who is Donald Trump, delivered his State of the Union speech on Monday. I did not watch it, but here are some highlights from CNN.

And in response...
Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee for Georgia governor in 2018, delivered the Democrats' response to the president. Politico has a cool breakdown of her speech with fact checks and important context.

Seriously racist
Embattled Virginia Democrat Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook is an ugly one. And it's not just because of Northam. (New York Times)


Clever Krebs
Charges were thrown out in a San Juan assault case after it was revealed that Sheriff Ron Krebs had used the court security camera to focus on defense notes and a juror's notebook. (Seattle Times)

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Quinn Welsch is the copy editor of the Inlander.