State Of The Union Address

President Trump at lectern, two people seated behind him (White House/Joyce N. Boghosian)

Highlights of President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union speech

Find out what President Trump said in his State of the Union address about fighting terrorists, confronting Iran and supporting democracy.
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Meet the guests for the State of the Union address

The 11 people invited to President Trump's third State of the Union address include a 2-year-old survivor, an Army veteran and a Border Patrol official.
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The president’s State of the Union speech: Why it matters

Millions of people around the world are expected to watch President Trump’s State of the Union address. Learn why that speech gets attention every year.
President Trump at lectern, Vice President Pence and Nancy Pelosi sitting behind him (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Excerpts from President Trump’s State of the Union address

Here are some of the highlights from President Trump's State of the Union speech that he delivered to Congress on February 5.
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Who sits where during a State of the Union speech? [infographic]

The three branches of the U.S. government get together each year to hear the president give the State of the Union address. Who comes and where do they sit?
President Donald Trump meeting with North Korean defectors (© Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

At the White House, North Korean defectors tell their stories

Some survived North Korea’s infamous labor camps, while others nearly starved. The eight escaped North Korea and met President Trump to share their stories.
President Trump at lectern with Vice President Pence and Paul Ryan applauding behind him (© Win McNamee/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

President Trump projects U.S. strength at home and abroad

In his State of the Union speech, President Trump says the U.S. has stronger friendships with its allies and won't tolerate threats to its security.
Man holding up crutches, surrounded by people clapping for him (© Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President spotlights defector’s saga as evidence of Pyongyang regime’s cruelty

President Trump put a human face to the terror that North Korea imposes on its people by saluting Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector.
Portrait of man and woman (White House)

Trump honors family of late Otto Warmbier during State of the...

President Trump says the imprisonment and death of university student Otto Warmbier shows the "depraved character of the North Korean regime."