PolitiFact Checks The State Of The Union Chris Remington Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. President Donald Trump pauses as delivers his first State of the Union address Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan applaud.Win McNamee/Pool via AP President Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address last night with a focus on the economy and immigration. The PolitiFact National team followed the President’s speech closely for statements that seem questionable or raise intrigue. PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols kept an eye out for California specific fact checks, and a recent campaign ad by the President on immigration caught his attention. Nichols joins PolitiFact Editor Angie Holan for a look at last night’s speech.