Speaker Pelosi asks President Trump to postpone State of the Union due to government shutdown

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Donald Trump to postpone the State of the Union.

In a new letter, the San Francisco Democrat told Trump the speech scheduled for Jan. 29 should be postponed due to the ongoing government shutdown.

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Speaker Pelosi cites the shutdown's impact on the Secret Service and security.

So far there has been no response from the president.

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