President Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver his 2019 State of the Union address at 8 p.m. Central on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Watch the address live — along with PBS NewsHour commentary and the Democratic response — here.
For State of the Union Annotation
President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a “policy agenda both parties can rally behind.” Yet the speech follows the longest shutdown in U.S. history, and the deadline to avoid another one is in less than two weeks. NPR reporters covering the White House, Congress, immigration, national security and more are annotating his remarks live, adding context and analysis.
For Democratic Response Annotation
Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the Georgia governor’s race in November, is delivering the Democrats’ response to President Trump’s State of the Union address. Reporters across the NPR newsroom are annotating her remarks, adding context and analysis.