Republican Presidential Candidates React to President Barack Obama's 2016 State of the Union Address

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U.S. President Barack Obama is welcomed by House Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden prior to delivering his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington January 12. Evan Vucci/Reuters

Republican presidential hopefuls were quick to react to President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.

Those hoping to represent the GOP in 2016 took to social media to share their reactions:

Donald Trump

The #SOTU speech is really boring, slow, lethargic - very hard to watch!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 13, 2016

The Iran deal is terrible. Why didn't we get the uranium stockpile - it was sent to Russia. #SOTU

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 13, 2016

Jeb Bush

President Obama is living in a different world to think our country is safer and stronger. #SOTUhttps://t.co/NxWokQwaPW

— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) January 13, 2016

The State of the Union: less secure than the day @POTUS took office. His legacy will be leading from behind. #SOTU pic.twitter.com/MZFxuXyBAr

— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) January 13, 2016

It appears Obama is still under the impression ISIS is the JV team. Next President must understand the enemy and the threat. #SOTU

— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) January 13, 2016

Ben Carson

Tonight's #SOTU is the perfect example of why we must reform Washington DC, & give the power back to We the People. https://t.co/dJ9Ub95V1n

— Ben & Candy Carson (@RealBenCarson) January 13, 2016

Mr. President, let’s not be concerned if we offend our enemies, let's pay a whole lot more attention to how do we protect our people. #SOTU

— Ben & Candy Carson (@RealBenCarson) January 13, 2016

Pres. Obama finally speaks about #ISIS but still won't admit that it's a Radical Islamic Terrorist movement that seeks to destroy us. #SOTU

— Ben & Candy Carson (@RealBenCarson) January 13, 2016

President Obama should be talking less about global warming and more about how we can defeat #ISIS and protect the homeland. #SOTU

— Ben & Candy Carson (@RealBenCarson) January 13, 2016

Carly Fiorina

Tonight, President Obama once again proved that he is a politician, not a leader. Instead of talking about solutions, he...

Posted by Carly Fiorina on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Mike Huckabee

Looks like @SpeakerRyan would rather chaperon a Six Flags field trip with El Chapo than listen to more of this speech. #SOTU

— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) January 13, 2016

.@POTUS: A threat to Israel is a threat to America, and I will stand with Israel no matter the cost to defeat our common enemies. #SOTU

— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) January 13, 2016

.@POTUS: Quit apologizing for the evil forces of radical Islam and start protecting Americans! #SOTU

— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) January 13, 2016

.@BarackObama's speeches are like @TSA pat downs, Arab relations & untreated rashes. Painfully bad. But it will get worse. #SOTU

— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) January 13, 2016

John Kasich

If we've learned anything from @POTUS in 8 years, it's that on-the-job training doesn't cut it. #SOTU #Kasich4Us pic.twitter.com/7JIFe8qzgU

— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) January 13, 2016

Read my full response to @POTUS's final #SOTU: https://t.co/kfs5EiQv3T pic.twitter.com/vxydcwYAuK

— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) January 13, 2016

Rand Paul

Man this is long even without being there.... #SOTU

— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) January 13, 2016

My response to the #SOTU address.https://t.co/sfUk6AsFY3

— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) January 13, 2016

I just yelled, "you lie" really loud. Good thing I'm not there. #SOTU

— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) January 13, 2016

Marco Rubio didn't jump on Twitter, but then again, he was in attendence as a senator. Rick Santorum was also quiet. Jim Gilmore said he would offer a reaction on a radio show. Ted Cruz planned to react on NBC News and Chris Christie on both MSNBC and Fox.