Ike wasn't far behind
Says President Barack Obama "has lost more members of the House and more members of the Senate than any president ever has lost" in modern times.
Actually, presidents are likelier to lose ground after speech
Poll results from the past 35 years show that State of the Union speeches "do not move" presidential approval numbers.
— PolitiFact National
On the most recent two polls, he's right
Obama's approval numbers 'are in the low 40s.'
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