President Donald Trump Addresses the Nation

President Donald Trump Addresses the Nation

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm

The President will speak from the Oval Office regarding the government shutdown and border security.

WXXI-TV will carry PBS NewsHour's live coverage of President Trump’s address to the nation Tuesday, January 8 at 9 p.m. AM 1370 will carry NPR's live coverage of the address, beginning at 9 p.m. The President will speak from the Oval Office regarding the government shutdown and border security. Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer will jointly deliver the Democratic response immediately following. 

PBS NewsHour analysis will be provided by correspondents, Lisa Desjardins on the Hill, Yamiche Alcindor at the White House, and Amna Nawaz (who has been closely reporting on immigration issues) in studio along with regular political analyst, Amy Walter.

The coverage is expected to last approximately 30 minutes. 

Due to this special coverage, WXXI-TV's schedule will shift by a half-hour:

  • We'll Meet Again will air at 9:30 p.m.
  • USS Indianapolis: The Final Chapter will air at 10:30 p.m. 
  • Amanpour and Company will air at 12 a.m.

WXXI-WORLD 21.2 (cable 1275) will air the PBS NewsHour coverage at 10 p.m. on Tuesday.  

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