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Sen. Chuck Schumer says he and Nancy Pelosi on the same side as the top two Democrats in Congress are trying to put pressure on Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill.
House Speaker Nancy Pelsoi Friday officially President Trump will be invited to its 2020 State of the Union address before the U.S. house, only two days after the majority of the Congress agreed to prosecute him.
In a letter to Trump, Pelosi, the Constitution, named the legal obligation to invite to speak to the President, “from time to time.”
“In the spirit of respect for our Constitution, I invite you, your State of the Union address before a Joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 wrote in the chamber of the U.S. house of representatives,” Pelosi.
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To say the White house released a statement on Friday, the State of the Union Address on 4, “President Donald J. Trump has accepted, to deliver the speakers to the prompt. February 2020.”
Feb. 4 address get approved, in the middle of a Senate trial, if Pelosi sends over both the indictment, house Democrats Wednesday. And Trump would happen speech at the height of the 2020 campaign, with the Iowa Caucasus planned the day before.
During the 1999 State of the Union speech by President Bill Clinton, have not he mentioned, the then occurring impeachment proceedings in the Senate. Several Republican members of the house and boycotted the 77-minute speech to show their displeasure with Clinton. Some Democrats, including Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, stepped in to delay the Republicans in calling Clinton’s address.
It wasn’t an accusation, but it was high-drama for trombone last State of the Union. His planned January address before the newly elected democratic House majority was delayed because of a record-long-government-shutdown, the had situation Trump and Pelosi in a political stalemate.
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As soon as the government re-opened, Trump gave his speech on Feb. 5, 2019, in the case of Pelosi, the invitation.
Fox News’ Jon Decker contributed to this report.