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Pelosi and Trump agree on Feb. 5 for rescheduled State of the Union
Speaker had requested president delay address when government was shut down

President Donald Trump, here giving his 2018 State of the Union Address in the House chamber, will deliver this year’s address on Feb. 5 after he and Speaker Nancy Pelosi agreed to reschedule it when the government was reopened. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have agreed that he will hold his State of the Union address in the House chamber on Feb. 5.

Pelosi sent Trump a letter Monday formally inviting him to deliver the address next Tuesday, which she noted was the date they agreed to in a conversation.