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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
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 28: U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress as Vice President Mike Pence (L) and House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R) (R-WI) look on on February 28, 2017 in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Trump's first address to Congress focused on national security, tax and regulatory reform, the economy, and healthcare. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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.

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