State of the Union Address: Live Coverage with Fact Checking

Jan 25, 2018

President Donald Trump

Tuesday, Jan 30, 9:00 p.m.

President Donald Trump is scheduled to give his first State of the Union address on January 30th, 2018, to a joint session of Congress. One year into the Trump administration, the Speaker of the House has extended the traditional invitation to the president to "take account of the progress we have made" and "lay out the work that still remains to be done."

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress beginning at 9:00 pm, 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 speeches live.

Special Coverage of the State of the Union address and the Democratic Party Response will be hosted by Ari Shapiro and Mary Louise Kelly. Also joining coverage will be: National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, Congressional Correspondent Susan Davis, Senior Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving and White House Correspondent Scott Horsley.

The following video feed and the fact-check of the President's address will go live at 9:00 pm EST.


The video feed and fact-check of the Democratic response will appear below, following the President's address.