USA: State of the Union 2016

21-01-2016

On 12 January 2016, President Obama delivered his seventh State of the Union Address before a Congress dominated by Republicans since the 2014 mid-term elections. According to analysts, the President aimed to shape his legacy and US politics rather than to push legislation, but his optimism does not fully reflect the sentiment of the American public.

On 12 January 2016, President Obama delivered his seventh State of the Union Address before a Congress dominated by Republicans since the 2014 mid-term elections. According to analysts, the President aimed to shape his legacy and US politics rather than to push legislation, but his optimism does not fully reflect the sentiment of the American public.