It fulfils Article II, Section 3 of the US Constitution that requires the president to periodically “give to the Congress Information on the State of the Union, and recommend to their Constitution such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient”. … [Read more...] about When is Donald Trump’s State of the Union address and did Nancy Pelosi block it?
Why state of union address
Abrams will be the first black woman to deliver a Democratic response. Democrats chose her in part because she represents the future of the party and the black women who anchor it. … [Read more...] about Trump: Delayed State of the Union Address Will Stress ‘Unity’
In 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt restored the practice of delivering the address to Congress. In 1944, however, FDR did break precedent by broadcasting the State of the Union on radio from the White House. Back from a wartime summit conference and battling the flu, he had no desire to stand up for more than an hour before lawmakers. … [Read more...] about Trump to Newsmax: “I Will Be Giving the State of the Union Address”
The sparring over the president’s annual address to Congress – a typically mundane event – comes as the partial federal government is in the midst of the longest shutdown in U.S. history, with 800,000 federal workers forced to go without pay and states scrambling to mitigate the impact on the poorest Americans. … [Read more...] about Pelosi tells Trump: No State of the Union address in the House until government is opened
Hillary Clinton dressed in white for her acceptance of the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. … [Read more...] about Women Urged To Wear Suffragist White To Trump’s State Of The Union Address