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Democrats quickly walk out

As Trump ended his speech, Democrats rose to applaud but quickly turned to leave the chamber, streaming down the aisles.

Only a couple of Democrats stuck around: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) came down to the well of the House to greet Supreme Court justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor.

And Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who has remained as close to Trump as any Democrat in either congressional chamber, waited on the aisle to personally greet Trump as he left.

Manchin is running for re-election next year in a state where 69 percent of voters chose Trump in November.

Real-time fact-checking and analysis of Trump’s address to Congress
Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Trump is headed to the Capitol tonight to deliver his first speech as president to a joint session of Congress. The speech is expected to outline budget goals and priorities.

The speech is scheduled to start at 9 p.m.; you can watch coverage starting at 8:45 p.m. here.