This morning, President Donald Trump sent Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi a letter to inform her that he will deliver the State of the Union (SOTU) on January 29.

Pelosi said that the SOTU will not happen in the House chambers as long as the government is closed.

Pelosi wrote:

I am writing to inform you that the House of Representatives will not consider a concurrent resolution authorizing the President’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber until government has opened.

Again, I look forward to welcoming you to the House on a mutually agreeable date for this address when government has been opened.”

Trump said that Pelosi doesn’t want to hear the truth:

It’d be a waste of time if he showed up on January 29: