NEWS: Speaker Pelosi has invited President Biden to address a Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28. https://t.co/RoH4rRH0G1
— Drew Hammill (@Drew_Hammill) April 14, 2021
President Biden on Tuesday night accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s invitation to address a joint session of Congress on April 28. The address is not an official State of the Union because a president’s first speech before Congress is not considered a State of the Union.
“Nearly 100 days ago, when you took the oath of office, you pledged in a spirit of great hope that ‘Help Is On The Way,'” Pelosi wrote in a letter to Mr. Biden. “Now, because of your historic and transformative leadership, Help Is Here!”…
Republicans will likely soon announce who will give their response…
Former President Trump’s final State of the Union in January 2020 ended in a dramatic fashion when Pelosi ripped up a physical copy of his speech after he finished.
“I tore it up,” she told reporters afterward. “I was trying to find one page of truth on there.” When asked why she had ripped it up, she responded, “It was the courteous thing to do considering the alternative.”