Gave a shout out to the record number of women elected to Congress, promoting members from both sides to break out in "USA!" chants as female members celebrated on the floor.
Perhaps in a first, the speech was briefly interrupted to sing "Happy Birthday" to Judah Samet, a survivor of the Holocaust and the shooting at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue. He turned 81 today.
Decried "ridiculous partisan investigations," possibly a reference to special counsel Robert Mueller.
Democratic women wore white in honor of the women's suffrage movement. And House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also wore a brooch symbolizing the House's authority.
2020 Democratic hopefuls made political statements with their guest lists. Some even used Tuesday night as a fundraising opportunity.
The president also sought to send a message with his invitees.