Tweets of the Union: Live expert analysis of Biden’s big address

From economic competition with China to energy supplies to the war in Ukraine to the looming debt ceiling standoff, US President Joe Biden covered plenty of ground in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night to a packed US House chamber. Our experts tweeted their analysis and insights throughout the speech, providing the backstory to Biden’s policy pronouncements and forecasting how his message will shape world affairs.

On the economy

On China

On the war in Ukraine

On energy and climate change

On the rest of the speech—and what Biden didn’t say

Further reading

Image: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 7, 2023. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein