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

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisKamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages Kamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages 22 presidential candidates to attend Clyburn's South Carolina fish fry MORE (Calif.), one of the Democrats running to challenge President TrumpDonald John TrumpDC board rejects Trump Hotel effort to dismiss complaint seeking removal of liquor license on basis of Trump's 'character' DC board rejects Trump Hotel effort to dismiss complaint seeking removal of liquor license on basis of Trump's 'character' Mexico's immigration chief resigns amid US pressure over migrants 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. 

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) will give the Spanish-language Democratic response, and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersKamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages Kamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages Playing fast and loose with the economic facts 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.