President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he would deliver his State of the Union address in the House of Representatives — despite objections from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
“There are no security concerns regarding the State of the Union address,” the president wrote in a letter to Pelosi. “Therefore, I will be honoring your invitation, and fulfilling my constitutional duty, to deliver important information to the people and Congress.”
Trump then insisted that he would deliver his address on January 29th and told Pelosi that “it would be so very sad for our country if the state of the union were not delivered on time, on schedule, and very importantly, on location!”
Read the whole statement below.
President Trump’s letter to Speaker Pelosi on the State of the Union pic.twitter.com/B4QN9hDJnv
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) January 23, 2019