Report: Pelosi Extends SOTU Invite to President

The State of the Union (SOTU) is back on for Feb. 5, or at least House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has extended an invitation to the President to speak on that day, according to Fox News.

Pelosi had said she would extend the necessary invitation to speak in the House Chamber only after the government had reopened, but that it would not be the original date of Jan. 29.

White house Press Secretary Sarah Sanders had indicated earlier Monday (Jan. 28) that the White House was awaiting that invitation.

The President was quick to say "yes," sending the following response:

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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.