Jan 13, 2023 - Politics & Policy

Biden's 2023 State of the Union speech scheduled for Feb. 7

President Biden, wearing a dark blue suit, white shirt and blue tie, speaks at the House of Representatives rostrum in front of a teleprompter.

Biden speaks during his State of the Union speech in 2021. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Friday invited President Biden — who promptly accepted — to deliver his annual State of the Union address on Feb. 7.

What he’s saying: “It is my solemn obligation to invite you to speak before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, so that you may fulfill your duty under the Constitution to report on the state of the union,” McCarthy wrote in a letter posted to Twitter.

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