President Donald Trump addressed the nation Tuesday night from the Oval Office. Following the president's speech, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint Democratic response.
VPR aired NPR's live coverage of these speeches Tuesday beginning at 9 p.m.
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Watch the remarks:
Sen. Bernie Sanders has also announced plans to livestream his own response to the president's speech following the address from Democratic leadership.
Watch Sanders' response:
Update: This post and headline were updated following the conclusion of the remarks.