Politics and Government

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Democratic response

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address last month.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address last month.
Al Goldis/AP

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers the English language Democratic response to President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night. She is speaking from her daughters' school — East Lansing High School.

Ahead of her speech, she said she wanted to focus on Democrats' plans to improve education, infrastructure, education and health care coverage.

You can watch the remarks here.

NPR reporters and editors from across the newsroom will annotate a transcript of the response, adding fact checking and analysis, as the speech is delivered below.

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