Read it: Trump insists he'll deliver the State of the Union in the House as planned — setting up a showdown with Nancy Pelosi
President Donald Trump is ignoring Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's strong suggestion President Donald Trump cannot deliver the State of the Union while he has shut down the federal government.
In a letter just sent to Speaker Pelosi, Trump says, "I look forward to seeing you on the evening of January 29th in the Chamber of the House of Representatives."
"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!"
Pres Trump writes @SpeakerPelosi to say he "will be honoring" her invitation to deliver his State of the Union Addr… https://t.co/fjgttC5uox— Mark Knoller (@Mark Knoller)1548264744.0