Trump gets another invitation to deliver State of Union address away from DC

By Louis Casiano | Fox News |


North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore, shown with President Trump in an undated photo, became the latest state lawmaker to invite the president to deliver his State of the Union address away from Washington, D.C. (State Rep.Tim Moore)

With plans for President Trump’s annual State of the Union address uncertain, a North Carolina state lawmaker has extended the latest invitation for the president to deliver the speech in a setting away from Capitol Hill.

Tim Moore, a Republican who serves as speaker in North Carolina’s state House of Representatives, issued a letter Friday asking Trump to give the speech in the House chamber of North Carolina’s Statehouse in Raleigh.

“I attended your first State of the Union address in Washington D.C. last year,” Moore wrote. “It was an unforgettable experience to witness this tradition of our commander-in-chief’s speech to a joint session of Congress.

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