“House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump in a letter Wednesday to hold off on his State of the Union address on Jan. 29 until after the government shutdown is resolved, or to submit his speech in writing instead.”
Twitter storm in 3…, 2…, 1…
My colleague @kaitlancollins adds some context: Stephen Miller and other WH speechwriters have been working on the SOTU address for weeks. An administration official said they were prepared to craft it around the government shutdown, targeting Democrats, if it was still closed
— Lauren Fox (@FoxReports) January 16, 2019
UPDATE 2: Should have mentioned this – The Speaker of the House can rescind the invitation to address Congress.