State of Union: Biden vows to check Russia, fight inflation

  • President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol, Tuesday, in Washington. (Saul Loeb, Pool/via AP)

WASHINGTON — Addressing a concerned nation and anxious world, President Joe Biden vowed in his first State of the Union address Tuesday night to check Russian aggression in Ukraine, tame soaring U.S. inflation and deal with the fading but still dangerous coronavirus.