Biden to deliver State of the Union address on March 1

President Joe Biden arrives at the Capitol in Washington with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), left, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to speak in Statuary Hall on Tuesday, January 6, 2022, marking one year since the attack on the Capitol. (Photo: NYTimes)
AMMAN - The White House said US President Joe Biden will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress on March 1, a date that comes several weeks later than the speech usually occurs.اضافة اعلان

White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One that Biden had accepted an invitation to address Congress extended earlier Friday by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

This is the first time in US history that a State of the Union address or annual message will be delivered in March; for most of the past century presidents delivered their annual addresses to Congress in January or February, according to the House historian.

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