President Donald Trump has agreed not to deliver the State of the Union Jan. 29 as initially planned. That followed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's signal that she would not bring up the requisite invitation resolution, which must be approved by both House and Senate for the President to speak in the House Chamber.
The President had written Pelosi that he would take her up on her original invitation to speak Jan. 3 , but after Pelosi rescinded that and said essentially that he was not welcome on the floor until the government shutdown was over, the President agreed to a delay, tweeting:
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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.