Live Coverage: President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress

Feb 28, 2017

President Trump will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on Tuesday evening at the Capitol, around 9:00 PM Eastern Time.

WVPB will cover the event live starting at 8 p.m on TV and Radio, and online at wvpublic.org. NPR will offer  live annotations of the President's speech.

The annotations, available below, are created by NPR journalists with expertise in politics, immigration, business, law and more.

The President's address comes a day after Trump gave an outline of his budget plan for Congress, which would increase defense spending and make cuts to domestic programs. Following tradition, House Speaker Paul Ryan invited the president to make the speech to lay out his agenda in the early days of his new administration.

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