Jan 28, 2019 - Politics & Policy

The State of the Union will be held next week

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President Trump on Monday accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver the State of the Union on Feb. 5, after weeks of partisan clashes over when and whether he can make the speech in the House chamber.

The big picture: The speech was originally set for Jan. 29 before Pelosi forced Trump to postpone due to the partial government shutdown.

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