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

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisO'Rourke hits back at Buttigieg over criticism of his gun buyback proposal Warren leads Democratic field by 3 points in new national poll Analysis: Warren and Booker most cyber-aware 2020 candidates MORE (Calif.), one of the Democrats running to challenge President TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness school deans call for lifting country-specific visa caps Bolton told ex-Trump aide to call White House lawyers about Ukraine pressure campaign: report Federal prosecutors in New York examining Giuliani business dealings with Ukraine: report 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 SandersBernie SandersSupport drops for Medicare for All but increases for public option Hillicon Valley: Warren takes on Facebook over political ads | Zuckerberg defends meetings with conservatives | Civil liberties groups sound alarm over online extremism bill On The Money: Trump touts China trade deal | Wall Street, Washington see signs for caution | Trump threatens sanctions on Turkey | Sanders proposes sharp hike to corporate taxes 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.