Harris to deliver prebuttal ahead of Trump's State of the Union

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisJulián Castro: Trump should be impeached for trying to obstruct justice 'in very concrete ways' Poll: Buttigieg tops Harris, O'Rourke as momentum builds Trump Jr. slams 2020 Dems as 'more concerned' about rights of murderers than legal gun owners MORE (Calif.), one of the Democrats running to challenge President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussia's election interference is a problem for the GOP Pence to pitch trade deal during trip to Michigan: report Iran oil minister: US made 'bad mistake' in ending sanctions waivers MORE in 2020, announced Tuesday that she would deliver a prebuttal on Facebook Live about an hour before he gives his State of the Union address. 

"I'm delivering remarks tonight on Facebook Live ahead of the President’s State of the Union Address," Harris said on Twitter. "It's critical we speak truth to the American people during this inflection moment in our country's history."

Trump is slated to give the annual State of the Union address from the Capitol at 9 p.m. on Tuesday. Stacey Abrams, who ran unsuccessfully for Georgia governor last year, will give the official Democratic response. 


California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) will give the Spanish-language Democratic response, and Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersAndrew Cuomo: Biden has best chance at 'main goal' of beating Trump Poll: Buttigieg tops Harris, O'Rourke as momentum builds Buttigieg responds to accusation of pushing a 'hate hoax' about Pence MORE (I-Vt.) has planned his own rebuttal as well.

Sanders said on Monday that he would respond to Trump's comments in a stream aired on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. 

Harris, 54, announced on ABC's "Good Morning America" in late January that she would run for president. She officially kicked off her campaign at a rally in Oakland, Calif., saying that she was "running to fight for an America where the economy works for all people."

"For an America where you only have to work one job to pay the bills," Harris said at the time.