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LIVE COVERAGE: Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address — and responses

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President Donald Trump is delivering his second State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House of Representatives at 9 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday.

The president is expected to call for funding for his promised border wall. Trump has maintained there is a crisis at the country’s southern border.

A senior administration official told Reuters that Trump would also “encourage Congress to reject the politics of resistance and retribution, and instead adopt a spirit of cooperation and compromise so we can achieve it.”

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After Trump’s address, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democratic response, while California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will deliver the Democrats’ Spanish language rebuttal.

Kamala Harris’s pre-buttle is below:

Stacey Abrams:

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Watch live video, courtesy of the Washington Post, below:

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Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont — a potential 2020 presidential candidate — is also delivering his own response to Trump’s State of the Union address.


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‘It’s treachery if not treason’: Harvard’s Laurence Tribe destroys Trump’s claim he’s above the law

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Legendary constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe explained the legality of President Donald Trump's claim to be above the law during a Thursday evening appearance on MSNBC's "The Last Word" with Lawrence O'Donnell.

The host played a notorious clip of Trump.

"I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters. Okay? It’s like incredible," Trump argued.

"And now he has gone beyond that," O'Donnell noted. "Now the president is sayin, 'I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone and I cannot be prosecuted for that crime. Or any crime.'"

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Marine Corps unit busted planning to hold a party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort: report

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President Donald Trump is facing yet another corruption scandal after a Marine Corps unit was caught planning to hold a party at the commander-in-chief's Mar-a-Lago resort.

"At a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump Organization properties is fueling political battles, a U.S. Marine Corps reserve unit stationed in South Florida hopes to hold an annual ball at a venue that could profit the commander-in-chief," the Miami Herald reported Thursday.

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Internet blown away by Giuliani’s ‘pants-sh*tting panic’ freak out on CNN’s Cuomo

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani received harsh reviews of his Thursday evening appearance on CNN with anchor Chris Cuomo.

Many people worried about Giuliani's mental health after watching the interview.

Here is some of what people were saying about Trump's defense attorney.

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