Speaker Pelosi asks President Trump to postpone State of the Union due to government shutdown

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Trump to postpone the State of the Union.

In a new letter, the San Francisco Democrat tells President Trump the speech scheduled for January 29 should be postponed due to the ongoing government shutdown.

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Speaker Pelosi cites the shutdown's impact on the Secret Service and security. So far there has been no response from President Trump.

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