Watch Trump's 2019 State of the Union Address

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After a 36-day government shutdown and a postponed speech, President Trump's State of the Union will broadcast on all major networks and be available for live stream on Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.

Planning on tuning in to President Donald Trump's State of the Union? All major news networks will have it covered, along with some opportunities to live-stream online.

All major networks and all the cable news channels including ABC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox, NBC, MSNBC and PBS are expected to broadcast the anticipated speech taking place Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET. The speech will also be broadcast on public radio and news radio stations. The White House's website, YouTube and Facebook will also stream the address.

USA Today and The Washington Post will be live-streaming the speech while producing live coverage of the event, as well.

After a 36-day government shutdown and a postponed speech, Trump's 2019 State of the Union is expected to address the reasoning for the shutdown, which is centered on his demand for a wall on the Mexico border that he says could rectify immigration concerns and border security.

According to an excerpt released by the White House, the president intends on calling for unity and to "forge new solutions" going forward.

"Together we can break decades of political stalemate," Trump is expected to say, according to an excerpt of the speech released by the White House. "We can bridge old divisions, heal old wounds, build new coalitions, forge new solutions and unlock the extraordinary promise of America's future. The decision is ours to make."

The president is also expected to discuss the status of the economy, lower unemployment rates, tax reform and the criminal justice reform bill and his fight to end human trafficking.

Trump's first State of the Union address, delivered in January 2018, was the third-longest ever delivered, clocking in at one hour and 20 minutes.

See the full list of broadcasts, below.


ABC News will have both special coverage of Trump's State of the Union address and the Democratic response by former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. Chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will lead ABC's coverage from 9-11 p.m. ET.

ABC News Live will have special coverage beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET on Roku, Hulu, AppleTV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube, Apple News, Facebook, Twitter and the ABC News site and mobile phone apps.

Episodes of the daily newscast On Location will also broadcast President Trump's speech and will analyze the key moments from his speech and the response the morning after exclusively for Facebook Watch.

ABC News Radio will provide live coverage of the address.


Bloomberg TV anchor David Westin will host coverage of the address on Bloomberg Television and Radio from Washington starting at 8:30 p.m. ET.


Primetime coverage will air from 9-11 p.m. ET on the CBS Television Network with CBS Evening anchor Jeff Glor leading the coverage from Washington.


The State of the Union address will live-stream on, as well as on CNBC's YouTube, Facebook and Twitter pages.


CNN will have live coverage of Trump's State of the Union and the Democratic Response with programming anchored by Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper, Dana Bash and Chris Cuomo. Coverage will be streamed live in its entirety to's homepage and across mobile devices via CNN's apps for iOS and Android.

The Democratic response can also be viewed live, without requiring log-in to a cable provider, on CNNgo on desktop or via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV.

The live stream will be found on CNN Politics coverage.


C-SPAN's State of the Union programming will begin at 8 p.m. ET and will be live on C-SPAN, and the C-SPAN Radio App.

Fox News Channel

Tucker Carlson Tonight will broadcast live from Washington, followed by Hannity (11 p.m.–12 a.m. ET) and The Ingraham Angle (12–1 a.m. ET). Once the event begins at 9 p.m. ET, will carry a live stream.

Fox Business Network (FBN)

Coverage will include: Lou Dobbs Tonight (7-8 p.m. ET), CAVUTO Coast to Coast: State of the Union (8-11 p.m. ET) and Trish Regan Primetime (11 p.m.- 12 a.m. ET)


Coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET and can be found via The Rachel Maddow Show's Rachel Maddow and The 11th Hour's Brian Williams lead MSNBC's primetime coverage beginning at 8 p.m. ET, anchoring from New York City.

MSNBC's live in-depth analysis of the president's address continues with Chris Matthews at 12 a.m. ET and Ari Melber at 1 a.m. ET.

Beginning at 8 p.m. ET, MSNBC Live anchor Ali Velshi will be live from New York City hosting special State of the Union coverage across NBC News digital platforms.


PBS NewsHour will produce a primetime special broadcast from 9-11 p.m. ET.