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10:04 pm: Democrats chant the name of their Rx drug bill

When Trump announced that he would sign a bill "immediately" to lower drug prices, Democrats raised three fingers and chanted "HR 3! HR 3!" It's the legislative name of the prescription drug price bill that Democrats passed in the House last year. The bill has languished on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's desk since then.

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10:20 pm: Trump touts killings of ISIS leader, Irans Soleimani

The president recounted missions conducted under his orders to kill key adversaries in the Middle East: ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani. "Our message to the terrorists is clear: You will never escape American justice. If you attack our citizens, you forfeit your life," Trump said.

Streaming the State of the Union on YouTube

The easiest way to stream the State of the Union is on YouTube via the official White House YouTube Channel. When the State of the Union draws near, the White House puts out an official link to the live stream. Until then, just follow the White House YouTube channel, and you’ll automatically receive a notification when the stream goes live.

What is the State of the Union address?

The State of the Union (SOTU) is an annual speech given by the sitting President that acts as a political and economic report of the previous 12 months. 

It is an opportunity for Mr Trump to give an assessment of his first year in office as well as offering a glimpse at what policies to expect in the year ahead. 

The tradition is a constitutional duty of all presidents. The US constitution reads: “He shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.”

What channel is the State of the Union on?

Nearly every major news outlet will have the State of the Union live. CBS will broadcast a Special Report just before it starts. CBSN, the free 24-hour streaming news network from CBS News, is live from 5 p.m. through the Democratic rebuttal and analysis. You can find CBSN on all these mobile devices and services.

Who is giving the State of the Union rebuttal for the Democrats?

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will be giving the Democratic rebuttal to Mr. Trump’s address. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will give the Democratic response in Spanish.

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