Here’s what we know about the precedent for the address — and what might happen next.
In a court filing, Paul Manafort’s lawyers argued that prosecutors working for the special counsel wrongly interpreted misstatements by Mr. Manafort as deliberate attempts to deceive them.
“BUILD A WALL & CRIME WILL FALL!” Mr. Trump tweeted. But a border wall would not suddenly alter the population of undocumented immigrants.
Executives are playing down the threats posed by a trade war and other headwinds, much as they dismissed the possibility of a government shutdown right before it started.
Democratic leaders said they were prepared to match the amount requested by President Trump, but only if the money was used for security measures like drones and refitted ports of entry — not a wall.
Mr. Cohen’s lawyer cited threats against the Cohen family, including verbal attacks by President Trump, as his reason for backing out of his appearance before Congress.
Representative Sheila Jackson Lee will resign as chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation after a former aide said she was fired for pursuing a sexual assault case against a supervisor.
The president’s letter is the latest move in a game of brinkmanship between the two over the address amid the partial government shutdown.
A paid speech by Joe Biden in October helped Fred Upton, a vulnerable Republican, win re-election in Michigan. Biden earned $200,000 for the address.
It is unclear how much of the book, if any, will deal with Hillary Clinton’s two campaigns for president, or if Mr. Clinton will address criticisms of his policy record or his misconduct with women.