Pelosi invites Trump to give State of the Union on Feb. 5

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, accompanied by from left, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., and others, signs a deal to reopen the government on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. he measure now goes to the White House for President Donald Trump to sign.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, accompanied by from left, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., and others, signs a deal to reopen the government on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. he measure now goes to the White House for President Donald Trump to sign. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has issued a new invitation to President Donald Trump to give his State of the Union speech on Feb. 5.

The formal letter Monday suggests Trump will reschedule the speech after it was postponed because of the partial government shutdown. Trump and Congress reached a deal Friday to reopen the government, which had been Pelosi’s condition for allowing Trump to speak.

Pelosi said in her letter that she and Trump spoke Monday and agreed on the new date. She wrote: “In our conversation today, we agreed on Feb. 5.”

The House and Senate still must pass a resolution officially inviting Trump to speak to a joint session of Congress.

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