Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Tuesday that he’s invited President Trump to speak before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28.
Ryan announced the invitation during a press conference in the Capitol and on Twitter.
BREAKING NEWS → I am inviting @POTUS Trump to address a joint session of Congress on February 28th.
— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) January 24, 2017
“This will be an opportunity for the people and their representatives to hear directly from our new president about his vision and our shared agenda,” Ryan told reporters.
Trump’s remarks will technically not be a State of the Union address. It is traditional, however, for incoming presidents to speak before Congress in their first months in office.
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SOURCE: The Hill, Cristina Marcos