BREAKING: President Donald Trump to give his State of the Union Address on January 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday invited President Donld Trump to deliver….

the next state of the Union address, a traditional gesture made by the speaker to the president each year.

THE LETTER: 

November 30, 2017

The President
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest
Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President:

Today, we are in the midst of a historic effort to provide relief to hardworking taxpayers, grow our economy, and rebuild our military for the 21st century. Looking ahead, the new year will bring an opportunity to take account of the progress we have made but also lay out the work that still remains to be done on behalf of the American people. In that spirit, it is my honor to invite you to deliver your State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, in the House Chamber.

Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to your reply.

Sincerely,

Paul D. Ryan
Speaker

RUNDOWN:

“Today, we are in the midst of a historic effort to provide relief to hardworking taxpayers, grow our economy, and rebuild our military for the 21st century,” said the letter sent to Mr Trump.

“Looking ahead, the new year will bring an opportunity to take account of the progress we have made but also lay out the work that still remains to be done on behalf of the American people. In that spirit, it is my honor to invite you to deliver your State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress,” Mr Ryan wrote.

THE WHITE HOUSE: Said the president was pleased to accept the invitation it WILL BE LIVE STREAMED HERE

The date is set for Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. It will be Mr Trump’s first State of the Union address since taking office, even though he had addressed the joint chambers of Congress shortly after his inauguration.

PREVIOUS SPEECH: President Donald Trump Addressed the Joint Sessions of Congress for the first time on February 28, 2017 but it wasn’t an Official State of the Union Address.

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