WASHINGTON—At a Capitol press conference this morning, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that he sent the following letter to President Trump formally inviting him to address a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017.
The full text of the letter is below. Read a signed copy here.
January 24, 2017
President Donald J. Trump
The White House
Washington, DC 20500
Dear Mr. President:
It is my honor to invite you to address a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017 in the Hall of the House of Representatives.
With this new unified Republican government, we have a unique opportunity to deliver results for the country. This address will give the people and their representatives the chance to hear directly from you about your agenda to tackle the critical challenges we face at home and abroad.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Capitol on behalf of the people we serve.
Paul D. Ryan