Annotated Transcript: Democratic Response To Trump's 2019 State Of The Union Address

Feb 5, 2019

Following the president's annual State of the Union address Tuesday night, Georgia politician Stacey Abrams delivered the Democratic response.

VPR carried NPR's special live coverage of President Donald Trump's speech Tuesday night — find an annotated version of that speech here — followed by the subsequent Democratic response to the address.

Sen. Bernie Sanders streamed his own response to the State of the Union online, as well.

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NPR news staff is also providing further context and analysis for both Trump's remarks and the Democratic response.

The annotated version of Abram's speech will be updated below — please note, if following along live there may be a slight delay to the annotations being published. Find the annotation of Trump's State of the Union speech here.

ANNOTATION — Democratic response to 2019 State of the Union:

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Watch independent Sen. Bernie Sanders' response to the State of the Union below:

This post was updated following the conclusion of Tuesday's speeches.