© Greg Nash
Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerBiden discusses agenda with Schumer, Pelosi ahead of pivotal week CEOs urge Congress to raise debt limit or risk 'avoidable crisis' If .5 trillion 'infrastructure' bill fails, it's bye-bye for an increasingly unpopular Biden MORE (D-N.Y.) said President TrumpDonald TrumpOhio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's race Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race MORE's State of the Union speech "stoked the fires of division" rather than trying to unite the United States.
“After a long and divisive year, many Americans were yearning for the President to present a unifying vision for the country. Unfortunately, his address tonight stoked the fires of division instead of bringing us closer together," Schumer said in a statement on Tuesday.
Trump called for bipartisan action on infrastructure and immigration during his speech.
But Democrats were visibly stone-faced throughout much of the speech and some booed and hissed when Trump made a statement about what he calls "chain migration."
Trump also touted a "great wall" along the U.S.-Mexico border and urged lawmakers to make changes to immigration law.
Trump has pitched an immigration framework that would give nearly 2 million immigrants brought to the country illegally as children a path to citizenship. But that would be offset by tens of billions of dollars in spending on the wall and reforms to legal immigration.