Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi vowed to block President Trump’s State of the Union address Wednesday; saying she won’t “authorize” the speech until both parties end the partial government shutdown.
“House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Democrats will not authorize President Donald Trump to give his State of the Union in the House chamber until the partial government shutdown ends,” writes CNBC.
“The House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution authorizing the president’s State of the Union address in the House chamber until government has opened,” writes Pelosi.
The President released his own letter Wednesday; vowing to hold his annual State of the Union address “on time” and “on location.”
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