Good morning from frigid Washington, where President Trump is striking up a warm relationship with the man he recognizes as Venezuela’s rightful leader. Fred Lucas reports. Liberal lawmakers’ abortion and assisted-suicide measures demonstrate the rise of a culture of death, Rachel del Guidice writes. As a college in California smears the Pledge of Allegiance, our Jarrett Stepman sets the record straight. Plus: Genevieve Wood on what Trump can celebrate in his State of the Union address, and Star Parker on the president, his critics, and the wall.