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Trump references self 60 percent less than Obama in first joint session speech

In his first presidential speech to a joint session of Congress in 2009, Barack Obama referenced himself roughly 84 times (that number is approximate). By contrast, President Trump made only 53 such references in his address to the joint session on Tuesday night.

In 2010, Obama actually referenced himself approximately 117 times per Vocativ's count.

Trump, who's often accused of being self-absorbed, used his remarks to the joint session of Congress convened Tuesday to focus significant time on promoting national unity.

Vanity Fair published an article in November 2015 entitled, "Is Donald Trump Actually a Narcissist? Therapists weight in!"

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