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Strong, hateful and inspiring? — Lawmakers react to State of the Union in 3 words


President Donald Trump arrives in the House chamber to deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

How can you distill an hourlong speech into just three words? Use a whiteboard. Roll Call asked lawmakers to scribble their reactions to President Donald Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address. Check out the video to see what three words Reps. Kevin Brady, Rosa DeLauro, Denver Riggleman, Marcy Kaptur and more used to describe Tuesday night’s speech.

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