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Trump Seeks To Move Ahead With Big Speech Despite Pelosi Shutdown Concerns

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday attempted to move ahead with planning for a State of the Union speech to the U.S. Congress on Jan. 29. This, despite pressure from Democrats to delay it due to the government shutdown, as his immigration proposal suffered a blow from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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