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Previewing Trump’s Congressional speech - and the tensions between warring political factions




The U.S. House of Representatives chamber is seen December 8, 2008 in Washington, DC. Members of the media were allowed access to film and photograph the room for the first time in six years.
The U.S. House of Representatives chamber is seen December 8, 2008 in Washington, DC. Members of the media were allowed access to film and photograph the room for the first time in six years.
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President Trump will address a joint session of Congress tonight.

He's expected to focus on his budget priorities and healthcare. But a showdown may be looming not just with Democrats. House speaker Paul Ryan and other deficit hawks might not accommodate Trump's plans for major defense increases.

With questions looming about Mr. Trump’s plans for the economy, the military and healthcare, what can we expect from tonight’s speech?

Larry speaks to New York Times Congressional Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer on the clashes in Washington and what comes next for the president.

Guest:

Jennifer Steinhauer, congressional reporter for the New York Times; she was the first to write about the clash between Donald Trump and Paul Ryan; she tweets @jestei