Who are the people sitting below the President's podium facing away from the President during the President's State of the Union Address?
The White House Office 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 (202) 456-1111
To inform Congress and the American public what kind of shape the president feels our country is in and what he feels needs to be done about any problems he believes we have..…
Nancy polosay and joe biden The Vice President and the speaker of the House (of Representatives). They are Currently Joe Biden(VP) and John Boehner (SOTHOR)
The address is a carefully prepared statement of what the president thinks is important for Congress and the people to know. Any prepared statement made by the president is li…kely to be important- the president is an important part of how the government will operate and what it will do to deal with the many issues that fact the nation. The speech may give hints about economic programs, changes in the military, changes in social programs, changes in taxation, and so forth. The reaction to the speech by Congress is also important-it may give a hint of how much bipartisan action to expect and what to expect from the government these next two years.
yes ther is the mayor
State of the Union address
All the members of the United States Congress meet to hear thepresident's address. The Judicial Branch and Executive Branchleaders also attend.
The current President Obama is from Illinois where he still has a house and which he represented as a US Senator. He was born in Hawaii.
When the President addresses a joint session of Congress, as he does in a State of the Union address, the event is held in the House of Representatives. The US Supreme Court j…ustices sit in the front row, center section, directly in front of the President. During President Obama's first State of the Union address (January 28, 2010), they probably wished they'd been sitting farther away.
No, they're not required to attend; however, attendance is considered an important courtesy and sign of respect. Only six of the nine justices attended President Obama's first… State-of-the-Union address. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
Did Clarence Thomas sit with the other US Supreme Court justices during President Obama's 2010 State of the Union address?
Justice Thomas didn't attend President Obama's first State of the Union address because, according to Thomas, the gatherings have become too partisan. In his February 3, 20…10, New York Times article, "Justice Defends Ruling on Finance," Adam Liptak quoted Justice Thomas: "I don't go because it has become so partisan and it's very uncomfortable for a judge to sit there," he said, adding that "there's a lot that you don't hear on TV - the catcalls, the whooping and hollering and under-the-breath comments." "One of the consequences," he added in an apparent reference to last week's address, "is now the court becomes part of the conversation, if you want to call it that, in the speeches. It's just an example of why I don't go." You can access the complete article via Related Links, below. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
What does the president's state of the union address play an important part in each congressional session?
It tells the Congress how much grape juice they will drink in the upcoming term.
Over the right shoulder of the president is the president pro tempts of the senate. Over the left is the speaker of the house.
Who are the people who sit in the chairs on both sides of the president during the state of the union address?
the vice president and speaker of the house
In US Military
Yes I think that he talked about military training, and about gays in the military as well. He also talked about a scholarship with people interested in the military. Anothe…r thing that he talked about related to the military is ways to try and stop the war in Afghanistan.