Democratic Response to the State of the Union - live video and annotated transcript

Jan 30, 2018

Joseph Kennedy III

Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III, seen as a rising political star with a famous last name, will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump's State of the Union. In announcing their decision, Democratic leaders in Congress called Kennedy a "relentless fighter for working Americans." Kennedy is the grandson of the late Robert Kennedy, the former U.S. attorney general and New York senator who was assassinated in 1968. He is also the great nephew of both the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy and the late president John F. Kennedy.  

The Democratic response will begin approximately 5 minutes after the ending of the State of the Union. The live video of the Democratic response will be above; live annotation and transcript will appear below.