President Donald Trump will address a joint session of Congress tonight. Here's who Colorado lawmakers are bringing.
Colorado congressional delegation
Members of Colorado’s delegation, mostly Republicans, did defend U.S. intelligence experts’ conclusions that Russia interfered with the 2016 election.
Sen. Cory Gardner, and Representatives Scott Tipton and Mike Coffman all tweeted assurances that they are OK.
Every member of Congress gets an extra seat for the annual State of the Union address. Some take their spouses, others take people who want to make a political statement.
The $1.5 trillion package would provide steep tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy and more modest cuts for middle- and low-income families.
In modern times, private bills are mostly used to help undocumented immigrants receive temporary stays while federal officials review their cases.
This past year was far from a high point in Congress’ 224-year history but Colorado lawmakers say they are just as frustrated as voters.
Cory Gardner at a recent campaign event. [Photo: KUNC/Nathan Heffel]
[This story was produced and reported by Nathan Heffel, KUNC.]