state of the union

Annotation Of The State Of The Union Address

Jan 30, 2018
Annette Elizabeth Allen for NPR

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom will be annotating those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time. You can also watch the address live.

"Invoking America’s race to the moon in the 1960s, President Barack Obama called Tuesday for making America “the country that cures cancer once and for all” in his last State of the Union address." (Detroit News)

"The Syrian civil engineer whose story of escaping his war-torn homeland to resettle in Michigan caught the attention of President Barack Obama will be a special guest of the president during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, the White House announced Sunday." (Detroit News)

Representative Fred Upton encouraged by discussion of tax reform and immigration. Congressman Justin Amash says President offers the same solutions that aren't working