5 key takeaways from Biden's 1st State of the Union
President Joe Biden's first State of the Union address looked very different Tuesday night than it would have a few weeks ago -- before Russia invaded Ukraine
The president kicked off his speech with strong words of support for the Ukrainian people and their president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
"From President Zelenskyy to every Ukrainian," he said, "their fearlessness, their courage, their determination, literally inspires the world.
The president praised his strategy of standing in lockstep with Europe and NATO allies in imposing harsh sanctions on Russia and its president
Vladimir Putin, arguing they solidified the NATO alliance and that the Russian president was now "more isolated from the world than he has ever been."
"Putin's latest attack on Ukraine was premeditated and totally unprovoked," Biden said. "He rejected repeated -- repeated efforts at diplomacy.
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