Obama’s Next State Of The Union Set

The president accepted House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to address a Joint Session of Congress on January 28.
Photo/The White House

Photo/The White House

By MARISSA HIGDON

(TRNS) — House John Boehner (R-Ohio) formally invited President Obama today to deliver his next State of the Union address on January 28, 2014.

Boehner sent a letter to the president today in which he invites the President to speak before a Joint Session of Congress in the spirit of cooperation.

“In the coming year, Americans expect Washington to focus on their priorities and to look for common ground in addressing the challenges facing our country,” Boehner writes. “In that spirit, we welcome an opportunity to hear your ideas, particularly for putting Americans back to work.”

Obama gave his most recent SOTU address on February 12 of this year, which is later than usual. The tardiness of this year’s speech is related to the fact that the president was re-inaugurated in late-January.

DC Bureau Footer

 

About TRNS Washington Desk

View all posts by TRNS Washington Desk
TRNS Washington Desk
News updates from on and around Capitol Hill.

Nixon Announces Air Campaign, Gray Davis Reveals California Budget Problems, Congress Passes The 18th Amendment

Can you believe the year is almost over?

Click here for: Thursday, December 18

● Suit seeks refund from Sprint

● Blood sugar level linked to brain growth

● Terrorist support brings 15-year sentence

● Forest cops lose morale

● Internet policy on trading block

● Obama trips to fundraisers cost $1.2 million

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – December 18, 2014

The Day Ahead Logo

Ban Ki-moon heads to Ebola-affected West Africa, new data on average lifespans and the 100-year anniversary of the World War One “Christmas Truces”

Clinton Foundation Sets Focus On Those “Too Small To Fail”

TRNS interviews Patti Miller, the Director of the Clinton Foundation’s “Too Small to Fail” initiative.

McSally Wins Final House Seat

Photo/ Martha McSally For Congress

In a race that had been closely contested, McSally defeated the Democratic incumbent Rep. Ron Barber by margin of only 167 votes.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 17, 2014

The World in 2:00 continents logo

The United States and Cuba announce plans to “normalize relations.”