FACT CHECK: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Democratic Response

Feb 4, 2020
Originally published on February 4, 2020 9:58 pm

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered the English language Democratic response to President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night. She spoke speaking from her daughters' school — East Lansing High School.

In brief remarks, she focused on Democrats' plans to improve infrastructure, education and health care coverage.

NPR reporters and editors from across the newsroom are annotating a transcript of the response, adding fact checking and analysis.

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