First Read's Morning Clips: A growing disconnect between the White House and Congress

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Image: Trump shakes hands as he leaves after delivering his first State of
President Trump after delivering his first State of the Union address in the House on Jan. 30, 2018.   -   Copyright  Win McNamee Pool via AP file

TRUMP AGENDA: A growing disconnect between the White House and Congress

NBC's Jonathan Allen reports on how the State of the Union showed the growing disconnect between the White House and Congress.

Here's a look at our big Trump fact check from last night. (And here's our check for Stacey Abrams's response.)

The Washington Post's headline: "In dissonant State of the Union speech, Trump seeks unity while depicting ruin"

And the New York Times called it a speech that "toggled between conciliation and confrontation."

A Democratic donor who pivoted to supporting Trump is the latest to come under scrutiny.

DEM AGENDA: Fairfax accuser hires Blasey Ford's legal team

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax's accuser has hired Christine Blasey Ford's legal team.

Race and gender lines are making the situation in Virginia a mess.

The House Judiciary Committee is set to consider a bill cracking down on unregulated firearm sales.

2020: Timeline news for Klobuchar, O'Rourke

Amy Klobuchar will make her announcement on Sunday.

Here's what Kamala Harris had to say about the State of the Union.

Here's the Washington Post's big story on Elizabeth Warren apologizing for calling herself Native American.

ICYMI: Beto O'Rourke is promising a decision on 2020 by the end of February.

Cory Booker is comparing his personal life to Trump's after being asked about his bachelor status.