She had told Trump that when the government was open and workers where back the speech was to be given…..
She has kept her word….
Trump has agreed to the date….
Pelosi has also had a private phone conversation with Trump, the first conversation they have had since the government shutdown…
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have agreed that he will hold his State of the Union address in the House chamber on Feb. 5.
Pelosi sent Trump a letter Monday formally inviting him to deliver the address next Tuesday, which she noted was the date they agreed to in a conversation.
The California Democrat called Trump at 3:55 p.m. Monday, and they spoke for approximately 12 minutes, according to her spokesman Drew Hammill who declined to say whether they discussed matters other than the State of the Union.
Earlier this month, Pelosi had invited the president to deliver the State of the Union on Jan. 29 but she later rescinded that offer, saying she would not allow Trump to speak in the House chamber until the government was open. After some back and forth, Trump ultimately agreed.
The partial government shutdown ended Friday after Trump signed a three-week continuing resolution…..