In State of the Union, Trump to call for ‘comity,’ but political rivals scoff amid heightened political warfare -—Aides said the president will make a sincere appeal to broaden his coalition even as critics cast such rhetoric from Trump as ‘inauthentic and unpersuasive.’

Trump calls for end of resistance politics in State of Union. WASHINGTON (AP) " Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject "the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution." He warned emboldened Democrats that "ridiculous partisan investigations" into his administration and businesses could hamper a surging American economy.Trump's appeals for bipartisanship in his State of the Union address clashed with the rancorous atmosphere he has helped cultivate in the nation's [