Pelosi invites Trump to deliver State of the Union on Feb. 4

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Donald Trump to deliver the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Pelosi extended the invitation in a letter to the president on Friday. Aides to Trump and Pelosi said the date was worked out following consultations between the speaker’s office and White House officials, and the president accepted the invitation on Friday afternoon. Pelosi’s invitation comes just days after the House impeached Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The timing means Trump could deliver the annual address as the Senate presides over his impeachment trial. The high-profile event will also take place a day after the Iowa caucus, the first chance Democratic voters have to begin selecting their nominee to take on Trump in November. And Trump’s speech looks like it may end up as a repeat of one of the most famous moments in recent

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