- David Axelrod: In a speech that sanded down rough edges, Trump made commitments that will prove very hard to deliver
- He says on health care, tax cuts, he is already ensnared in debates with Republicans that have stalled their progress
David Axelrod is CNN's senior political commentator and host of the podcast "The Axe Files." He was senior adviser to President Barack Obama and chief strategist for the 2008 and 2012 Obama campaigns. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The most revealing moment in President Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday night came amid its most powerful one.