House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on Tuesday that he would have no objections to President Trump delivering a State of the Union address in the House of Representatives on Jan. 29, despite House speaker Nancy Pelosi’s repeated threats that the traditional speech be delayed.
Hoyer, D-Md., also noted that the Senate plans to vote Thursday afternoon on both Republican and Democratic proposals to end the ongoing partial federal government shutdown, now in its 32nd day. Both are cloture votes, meaning they both need 60 yeas to pass.
“It’s certainly a step forward to have votes, and it’s my understanding … that one of the bills that we sent over, which reopens the government until Feb. 8, will be put on the floor,” Hoyer said, referring to the Democrats’ proposed bill, which does not include any funding for Trump’s proposed border wall. “I’m sure every Democrat will vote for that bill.” more