The 2019 State of the Union Address is scheduled to be given by the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
After 35 days, President Trump announced a deal on Jan. 25 to officially end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
Guest Lists, Response, and Protest
Guests 2019This year’s guest list will include workers hit by the recent government shutdown, Border Patrol representatives, shooting survivors, undocumented workers once employed by Trump. Source: USA Today
At least four Democratic members of Congress announced they will bring transgender service members or veterans to Tuesday's State of the Union Address. Source: NBC News
Sen. Markey is inviting Varsh Prakash, co-founder of Sunrise Movement, whose advocacy helped bring fresh urgency to the Green New Deal.
New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is inviting Ana Maria, who famously jumped into the elevator with Sen. Flake to elevate the stories of survivors.
Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar is inviting Linda Clark, an immigrant from Liberia who has lived in the U.S. for almost 2 decades, but faces deportation from the current administration.
ResponseDemocratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is slated to deliver the 2019 Democratic Response.
ProtestThe number of House Democrats planning to skip the address is growing. Source: The Hill
Protest are planned in over 11 cities during the State of Union Address Source: Rallylist.com
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