Jan 3, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Pelosi invites Trump to give State of the Union on Jan. 29

Nancy Pelosi. Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

New Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has invited President Trump to deliver a State of the Union address on Jan. 29.

The big picture: The Democrats took control of the House Thursday as the 116th Congress was sworn into office. A partial government shutdown remains in effect and is likely to continue for the foreseeable future as both sides dig in on the issue of funding for President Trump's border wall.

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