Watch State of the Union 2020

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How to watch Trump’s State of the Union address tonight

Here's where you can watch Trump's third State of the Union address.


Andrew Wyrich


Posted on Feb 4, 2020   Updated on May 19, 2021, 4:18 pm CDT

President Donald Trump tonight will deliver his third State of the Union address before Congress.

The speech comes as the Senate is winding down its impeachment trial brought up against him—and with an acquittal all but assured, it’s likely the president will use the speech to springboard forward as the 2020 election looms.

Here’s what you need to know about tonight’s State of the Union address:


Watch State of the Union 2020

What time is the State of the Union? 

Trump will deliver his speech before the joint session of Congress around 8pm CT.

Who is giving the Democratic rebuttal to the State of the Union? 

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) will be giving the party’s rebuttal following Trump’s speech. Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) is delivering a rebuttal in Spanish.

2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is also delivering his own response to Trump’s address—just as he has in the past.

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How can I stream the State of the Union? 

If you’re looking to stream Trump’s address, you’re in luck: there are a lot of places you can watch it.

C-SPAN will stream the State of the Union on its website. You can watch it here. The White House is also streaming the entire speech on its YouTube page.

NBC News is also hosting a live stream of Trump’s address on its YouTube page. You can watch it here, or below.

Other ways to stream the State of the Union 

CNN is available on a handful of streaming services. 

1) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV
  • Cost: $54.95 per month 
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, the CW (check your local availability here)

Hulu with Live TV is one of the most popular ways to stream live TV, perhaps because you gain access to a massive library of on-demand content including classic and current TV shows, movies, not to mention Hulu’s original programming. As far as live-streaming goes, you’ll have almost 60 channels to flip through, including HGTV, a full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, and even deep cuts like Nat Geo Wild and Syfy. Here’s the complete list of Hulu Live TV channels.



2) Sling TV

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Sling TV

For a more à la carte service, look to Sling TV. It offers two cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, both of which cost $25 per month. If you grab them both (Sling Orange + Blue) you can save $10 per month. Sling Blue offers more bang for your buck with over 40 channels, including sports necessities like FS1, NBCSN, and NFL Network. You’ll also gain access to the usual cable mainstays like Food Network, Discovery, Cartoon Network, SYFY, and FXX. Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels. CNN is available in Sling Orange and Sling Orange + Blue packages.



3) FuboTV

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  • Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter
  • FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)

FuboTV was built from the ground up with sports fans in mind. There are different channel packages available whether you’re looking for basketball, soccer, golf, and even outdoor sports like rock climbing. But no worries, all the great cable channels you’re after are present too, including Viceland, Bravo, TBS, and IFC. Here’s the complete FuboTV channels list.



4) AT&T TV Now

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  • Cost: $50-$135 per month 
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)

There’s a good chance that you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs. The second you sign up you’ll gain instant access to 45+ channels, including local channels and even free HBO on PLUS and MAX channel suites. Plus, it comes with CloudDVR which lets you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. One account works on two devices, but you can add more devices for only $5.



5) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV is a great solution for families because one subscription can add up to six accounts. Each account comes with unlimited cloud DVR. There are sports channels like NBCSN, NBA TV, and four ESPN channels. Disney, Disney XD, Disney Junior, and Cartoon Network will keep any kid (or kid at heart) busy for hours. It also comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. AMC, BBC America, and IFC are there too, so you won’t miss out on all that prestige TV. (You can find the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)




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*First Published: Feb 4, 2020, 5:05 pm CST