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Whitmer's State of the Union response will be at East Lansing High School

Posted at 12:16 PM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-03 12:16:51-05

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump's State of the Union Address at East Lansing High School on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Whitmer's daughters are enrolled at East Lansing High School.

“We are honored and excited to welcome Governor Whitmer, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist and their families to East Lansing Public Schools for this event. Sherry and Sydney are loved and valued members of the East Lansing High School family,” Dori Leyko, East Lansing Public Schools Superintendent said. “As the leader of this wonderful district, I look forward to hosting our guests and to providing a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience to some of our students and staff.”

After school activities and athletic practices will be modified or canceled on Tuesday.

East Lansing High School said that all staff and students will need to be out of the high school no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The high school will be locked down in preparation for Whitmer's speech.

President Trump will deliver his third State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Final arguments for his impeachment trial are expected to happen on Monday, and Wednesday will be the vote on his possible acquittal.

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