What is the state of the Union Address?
It is a speech delivered by the president of the United States of America. The procedure is done every year. It is held in the beginning of the year. The purpose of such speech is to tell about the current situation in a country. Traditionally, such issues as recent news, progress made by the nation within a certain time span, economic situation, plan how to develop economy, nation’s budget, main achievements made by the nation are touched upon in the speech. The history of the state of the Union Address dates back to 1790 and the tradition was introduced by George Washington.
When is the State of the Union?
According to the official information J. Biden is going to deliver the speech on 7th of February, 2023. Everyone will have a chance to see or to listen to the presentation. It will be broadcast Online on TV and in some networks.
What time is the State of the Union address?
The speech is to be presented at 9 p.m. Eastern time.
2023 State of the Union: the issues to be discussed
- Unofficial start of the presidential campaign season
One of the most important questions that president is going to touch upon is the presidential race 2024. Meantime, D. Trump has already launched his presidential campaign. It has started on 28 of January, 2023. In his speech potential candidate promised to protect America from nuclear weapon by creating ballistic missile defense. Also D. Trump said about the danger of the world war. It shouldn’t be launched as there won’t be winners. The war will be much destructive in comparison with previous world wars. The information is presented relying on https://www.theguardian.com/. What concerns J. Biden’s program on presidential run the details are to be given later. According to the information placed at the official page https://joebiden.com/. the main priorities are to reduce inflation; to improve health care for Veterans; to support innovations and Science; to restore American leadership on the international arena; to stop violence against gender and so on. The details of launching campaign are to be given soon.
- Economic progress after COVID-19 recession.
It’s not a secret that COVID-19 had a great impact on the economy of many countries. And the United States of America is no exception. Due to pandemic there is a decrease in business niche and crisis in financial markets. It is anticipated that in his speech on Tuesday Mr. President is to touch upon the plan how to find the way out from the crisis. Also Biden can talk about positive changes in this situations and possible improvements.
- Debt Ceiling 2023
It is expected that if there won’t have been done any measures in relation to debt ceiling crisis, it can happen even in summer.
- The changes in J. Biden’s program: Should we await anything new?
Such question as https://www.independent.co.uk/ says has already been asked. And J. Biden said that he is not going to change the direction. And he is not going to go deeper in details. The best way is to act and by the actions the results are seen. The more actions and results the bigger the support is. Such announcement makes us think so that the program for the development of the nation will be much alike and Mr. President is persistent in the direction that he has chosen before.
- Russian’s invasion of the Ukraine: the topic which has been announced in 2022 State of the Union shortly after the beginning of the invasion
This issue states still a burning issue for world community. It is anticipated that Biden can continue to dwell on the topic of financial and military support of Ukraine from the part of the United States of America.
- 2023 State of the Union Address: future plans
And as a part of a good tradition, made by any President, J, Biden, of course, will highlight the importance of optimism end empathy. He’ll promise to make America better.
Nearly one day separates us from the speech. We’ll have a chance to listen, to evaluate and analyze the speech and think about the possible future of America.contents ↑
2023 State of the Union Address: who attends it?
The Union Address is normally attended by:
- All members of both the Democratic-controlled Senate;
- Republican-controlled House;
- Members of Biden’s Cabinet;
- Armed forces;
- Supreme Court.
President, as well as members of Congress can invite their guest (for example, members of family). It is known that this year there has been invited mother and stepfather of Tyre Nichols (Afro-American who has been beaten by Memphis police officers and died).
Designated Survivor and State of the Union Address: what is the purpose of the person?
Designated survivor is a member of President’s cabinet. He or she is the only person who won’t attend the meeting. He or she will be hidden in a secret place. It is a part of tradition to choose a person who in case of unforeseen consequences (which impairs the President or his replacements in Capitol) or disasters will take over the government. It should be noted that the name of designated survivor 2023 is not known.