List of joint sessions of the United States Congress

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As of January 2021, there have been 451 joint sessions and joint meetings of the United States Congress.

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1780s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
1st April 6, 1789Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1789 presidential election None
1stApril 30, 1789Joint session Inauguration of George Washington and church service George Washington, President of the United States
Samuel Provoost, Chaplain of the Senate

1790s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
1stJanuary 8, 1790Joint session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
1stDecember 8, 1790Joint session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
2nd October 25, 1791Joint session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
2ndNovember 6, 1792Joint Session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
2ndFebruary 13, 1793Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1792 presidential election None
3rd March 4, 1793Inauguration Inauguration of George Washington George Washington, President of the United States
3rdDecember 3, 1793Joint session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
3rdNovember 19, 1794Joint session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
4th December 8, 1795Joint session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
4thDecember 7, 1796Joint session State of the Union address George Washington, President of the United States
4thFebruary 8, 1797Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1796 presidential election None
5th March 4, 1797Inauguration Inauguration of John Adams John Adams, President of the United States
5thMay 16, 1797Joint sessionDiscussing relations with France John Adams, President of the United States
5thNovember 23, 1797Joint session State of the Union address John Adams, President of the United States
5thDecember 8, 1798Joint session State of the Union address John Adams, President of the United States
6th December 3, 1799Joint session State of the Union address John Adams, President of the United States
6thDecember 26, 1799Joint sessionFuneral of George Washington Henry Lee III, U.S. Representative

1800s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
6thNovember 22, 1800Joint session State of the Union address John Adams, President of the United States
6thFebruary 11, 1801Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1800 presidential election None
7th March 4, 1801Inauguration Inauguration of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States
8th February 13, 1805Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1804 presidential election None
9th March 5, 1805Inauguration Inauguration of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States
10th February 8, 1809Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1808 presidential election None
11th March 4, 1809Inauguration Inauguration of James Madison James Madison, President of the United States

1810s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
12th February 10, 1813Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1812 presidential election None
13th March 4, 1813Inauguration Inauguration of James Madison James Madison, President of the United States
14th February 12, 1817Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1816 presidential election None
15th March 4, 1817Inauguration Inauguration of James Monroe James Monroe, President of the United States

1820s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
16th February 14, 1821Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1820 presidential election None
17th March 5, 1821Inauguration Inauguration of James Monroe James Monroe, President of the United States
18th December 10, 1824House address
(this was a speech to the House, but several Senators were present as guests of the House; NOT a joint meeting)
Message from Lafayette Henry Clay, Speaker of the House
Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, French General
18thFebruary 9, 1825Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1824 presidential election None
19th March 4, 1825Inauguration Inauguration of John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams, President of the United States
20th February 11, 1829Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1828 presidential election None
21st March 4, 1829Inauguration Inauguration of Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson, President of the United States

1830s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
22nd February 13, 1833Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1832 presidential election None
23rd March 4, 1833Inauguration Inauguration of Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson, President of the United States
23rdDecember 31, 1834Joint sessionEulogy of LafayetteJohn Quincy Adams, U.S. Representative
Also attended by Andrew Jackson, President of the United States
24th February 8, 1837Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1836 presidential election None
25th March 4, 1837Inauguration Inauguration of Martin Van Buren Martin Van Buren, President of the United States

1840s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
26th February 10, 1841Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1840 presidential election None
27th March 4, 1841Inauguration Inauguration of William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison, President of the United States
28th February 12, 1845Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1844 presidential election None
29th March 4, 1845Inauguration Inauguration of James K. Polk James K. Polk, President of the United States
30th February 14, 1849Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1848 presidential election None
31st March 5, 1849Inauguration Inauguration of Zachary Taylor Zachary Taylor, President of the United States

1850s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
31stJuly 10, 1850Joint session Inauguration of Millard Fillmore None
32nd February 9, 1853Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1852 presidential election None
33rd March 4, 1853Inauguration Inauguration of Franklin Pierce Franklin Pierce, President of the United States
34th February 11, 1857Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1856 presidential election None
35th March 4, 1857Inauguration Inauguration of James Buchanan James Buchanan, President of the United States

1860s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
36th February 13, 1861Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1860 presidential election None
37th March 4, 1861Inauguration Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States
37thFebruary 22, 1862Joint sessionReading of Washington's Farewell Address John Weiss Forney, Secretary of the Senate
38th February 8, 1865Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1864 presidential election None
39th March 4, 1865Inauguration Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States
39thFebruary 12, 1866Joint sessionMemorial for Lincoln George Bancroft, Historian
Also attended by Andrew Johnson, President of the United States
40th February 10, 1869Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1868 presidential election None
41st March 4, 1869Inauguration Inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States

1870s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
42nd February 12, 1873Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1872 presidential election None
43rd March 4, 1873Inauguration Inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States
43rdDecember 18, 1874Joint sessionReception of King Kalākaua James G. Blaine, Speaker of the House
Kalākaua, King of Hawaii
44th February 1, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential election None
44thFebruary 10, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thFebruary 12, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thFebruary 19, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thFebruary 20, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thFebruary 21, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thFebruary 24, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thFebruary 26, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thFebruary 28, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thMarch 1, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
44thMarch 2, 1877Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1876 presidential electionNone
45th March 5, 1877Inauguration Inauguration of Rutherford B. Hayes Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States

1880s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
46th February 9, 1881Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1880 presidential election None
47th March 4, 1881Inauguration Inauguration of James A. Garfield James A. Garfield, President of the United States
47thFebruary 27, 1882Joint sessionMemorial to Garfield James G. Blaine, Former Secretary of State
Also attended by Chester A. Arthur, President of the United States
48th February 11, 1885Joint sessionCount electoral votes for the 1884 presidential election None
48thFebruary 21, 1885Joint sessionCompletion of Washington Monument John Davis Long, U.S. Representative
John W. Daniel, U.S. Representative-elect
Also attended by Chester A. Arthur, President of the United States
49th March 4, 1885Inauguration Inauguration of Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland, President of the United States
50th February 13, 1889Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1888 presidential election None
51st March 4, 1889Inauguration Inauguration of Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison, President of the United States
51stDecember 11, 1889Joint sessionCentennial of Washington's first inauguration Melville Fuller, Chief Justice of the United States
Also attended by Benjamin Harrison, President of the United States

1890s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
52nd February 8, 1893Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1892 presidential election None
53rd March 4, 1893Inauguration Inauguration of Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland, President of the United States
54th February 10, 1897Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1896 presidential election None
55th March 4, 1897Inauguration Inauguration of William McKinley William McKinley, President of the United States

1900s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
56th December 12, 1900Joint meetingCentennial of Washington, D.C. James D. Richardson, U.S. Representative
Sereno E. Payne, U.S. Representative
George Frisbie Hoar, U.S. Senator
Also attended by William McKinley, President of the United States
56thFebruary 13, 1901Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1900 presidential election None
57th March 4, 1901Inauguration Inauguration of William McKinley William McKinley, President of the United States
57thFebruary 27, 1902Joint sessionMemorial to McKinley John Hay, Secretary of State
Also attended by Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States
and Prince Heinrich of Prussia
58th February 8, 1905Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1904 presidential election None
59th March 4, 1905Inauguration Inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States
60th February 10, 1909Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1908 presidential election None
61st March 4, 1909Inauguration Inauguration of William Howard Taft William Howard Taft, President of the United States

1910s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
62nd February 12, 1913Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1912 presidential election None
62ndFebruary 15, 1913Joint sessionMemorial for James S. Sherman Elihu Root, U.S. Senator
Thomas S. Martin, U.S. Senator
Jacob Harold Gallinger, U.S. Senator
John Thornton, U.S. Senator
Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. Senator
John W. Kern, U.S. Senator
Robert M. La Follette, Sr., U.S. Senator
John Sharp Williams, U.S. Senator
Charles Curtis, U.S. Senator
Albert B. Cummins, U.S. Senator
George T. Oliver, U.S. Senator
James Aloysius O'Gorman, U.S. Senator
Champ Clark, Speaker of the House
William Howard Taft, President of the United States
63rd March 4, 1913Inauguration Inauguration of Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdApril 8, 1913Joint sessionTariff messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdJune 23, 1913Joint sessionCurrency and banking reform messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdAugust 27, 1913Joint sessionDiscussing Mexican affairsWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdDecember 2, 1913Joint session State of the Union address Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdJanuary 20, 1914Joint sessionTrusts and monopolies messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdMarch 5, 1914Joint session Panama Canal tollsWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdApril 20, 1914Joint sessionDiscussing the Tampico Affair Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdSeptember 4, 1914Joint sessionWar tax messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
63rdDecember 8, 1914Joint session State of the Union address Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
64th December 7, 1915Joint session State of the Union address Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
64thAugust 29, 1916Joint sessionDemands for railroad employees messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
64thDecember 5, 1916Joint session State of the Union address Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
64thFebruary 3, 1917Joint sessionAnnouncing break of relations with Germany Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
64thFebruary 14, 1917Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1916 presidential election None
64thFebruary 26, 1917Joint sessionArming merchant shipsWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65th March 5, 1917Inauguration Inauguration of Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thApril 2, 1917Joint sessionU.S. entry into World War I Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thDecember 4, 1917Joint session State of the Union address and war with Austria–Hungary Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thJanuary 4, 1918Joint sessionFederal operation of railwaysWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thJanuary 8, 1918Joint session Fourteen Points speechWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thFebruary 11, 1918Joint sessionPeace messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thMay 27, 1918Joint sessionWar finance messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thNovember 11, 1918Joint sessionDiscussing Armistice with Germany Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thDecember 2, 1918Joint session State of the Union address Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States
65thFebruary 9, 1919Joint sessionMemorial to Theodore Roosevelt Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. Senator
Also attended by William Howard Taft, Former President of the United States
66th August 8, 1919Joint sessionCost of living messageWoodrow Wilson, President of the United States
66thSeptember 18, 1919Joint sessionAddress Albert B. Cummins, President pro tempore of the Senate
Frederick H. Gillett, Speaker of the House
Champ Clark, U.S. Representative
John J. Pershing, General

1920s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
66thFebruary 9, 1921Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1920 presidential election None
67th March 4, 1921Inauguration Inauguration of Warren G. Harding Warren G. Harding, President of the United States
67thApril 12, 1921Joint sessionFederal problem messageWarren G. Harding, President of the United States
67thDecember 6, 1921Joint session State of the Union address Warren G. Harding, President of the United States
67thFebruary 28, 1922Joint sessionMaintenance of the merchant marineWarren G. Harding, President of the United States
67thAugust 18, 1922Joint sessionCoal and railroad messageWarren G. Harding, President of the United States
67thNovember 21, 1922Joint sessionPromotion of the American Merchant Marine Warren G. Harding, President of the United States
67thDecember 8, 1922Joint session State of the Union address Warren G. Harding, President of the United States
67thFebruary 7, 1923Joint sessionDiscussing the British debt to the United StatesWarren G. Harding, President of the United States
68th December 6, 1923Joint session State of the Union address Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States
68thFebruary 27, 1924Joint sessionMemorial to Warren G. Harding Charles Evans Hughes, Secretary of State
Also attended by Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States
68thDecember 15, 1924Joint sessionMemorial to Woodrow Wilson Edwin Alderman, President of the University of Virginia
Also attended by Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States
68thFebruary 11, 1925Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1924 presidential election None
69th March 4, 1925Inauguration Inauguration of Calvin Coolidge Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States
69thFebruary 22, 1927Joint session Washington's Birthday messageCalvin Coolidge, President of the United States
70th February 13, 1929Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1928 presidential election None
71st March 4, 1929Inauguration Inauguration of Herbert Hoover Herbert Hoover, President of the United States

1930s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
72nd February 22, 1932Joint sessionBicentennial of George Washington's birthdayHerbert Hoover, President of the United States
72ndFebruary 6, 1933Joint meetingMemorial to Calvin Coolidge Arthur Prentice Rugg, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Also attended by Herbert Hoover, President of the United States
72ndFebruary 8, 1933Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1932 presidential election None
73rd March 4, 1933Inauguration Inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
73rdJanuary 3, 1934Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
73rdMay 20, 1934Joint session100th anniversary of Lafayette's death André Lefebvre de La Boulaye, French ambassador to the United States
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
Also attended by Count de Chambrun, Great-grandson of Lafayette
74th January 4, 1935Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
74thMay 22, 1935Joint sessionVeto messageFranklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
74thJanuary 3, 1936Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
75th January 6, 1937Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1936 presidential election None
75thJanuary 6, 1937Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
75thJanuary 20, 1937Inauguration Inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
John Nance Garner, Vice President of the United States
75thJanuary 3, 1938Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
76th January 4, 1939Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
76thMarch 4, 1939Joint sessionSesquicentennial of the 1st CongressFranklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
76thJune 9, 1939Joint meetingReception George VI, King of Canada [1] [2] [3]
Queen Elizabeth, Queen consort of Canada
76thSeptember 21, 1939Joint sessionAmerican neutrality in World War II Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States

1940s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
76thJanuary 3, 1940Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
76thMay 16, 1940Joint sessionDiscussing national defenseFranklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
77th January 6, 1941Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1940 presidential election None
77thJanuary 6, 1941Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
77thJanuary 20, 1941Joint session Inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
Henry A. Wallace, Vice President of the United States
77thDecember 8, 1941Joint session Calling for war with Japan Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
77thDecember 26, 1941Joint meeting Address Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
77thJanuary 6, 1942Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
78th January 7, 1943Joint session State of the Union address Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
78thFebruary 18, 1943Joint sessionAddress Soong Mei-ling, First Lady of the Republic of China [4]
78thMay 19, 1943Joint meetingAddressWinston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
78thNovember 18, 1943Joint meeting Moscow Conference Cordell Hull, Secretary of State
79th January 6, 1945Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1944 presidential election None
79thJanuary 6, 1945Joint session State of the Union address Roosevelt was not present, so his address was read before Congress
79thJanuary 20, 1945Inauguration Inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
Harry S. Truman, Vice President of the United States
79thMarch 1, 1945Joint session Yalta Conference Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States
79thApril 16, 1945Joint sessionProsecution of the WarHarry S. Truman, President of the United States
79thMay 21, 1945Joint sessionBestowal of the Medal of Honor on Jake W. Lindsey George Marshall, Chief of Staff of the Army
Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
79thJune 18, 1945Joint meetingAddress Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force
79thOctober 5, 1945Joint meetingAddress Chester W. Nimitz, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet
79thOctober 23, 1945Joint sessionUniversal military training messageHarry S. Truman, President of the United States
79thNovember 13, 1945Joint meetingAddress Clement Attlee, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
79thMay 25, 1946Joint sessionRailroad strike messageHarry S. Truman, President of the United States
79thJuly 1, 1946Joint sessionMemorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt John Winant, U.S. representative to UNESCO
Also attended by Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
and Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States
80th January 6, 1947Joint session State of the Union address Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
80thMarch 12, 1947Joint sessionAid to Greece and Turkey (Truman Doctrine)Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
80thMay 1, 1947Joint meetingAddress Miguel Alemán Valdés, President of Mexico
80thNovember 17, 1947Joint sessionAid to Europe (Marshall Plan)Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
80thJanuary 7, 1948Joint session State of the Union address Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
80thMarch 17, 1948Joint sessionNational security and conditions in EuropeHarry S. Truman, President of the United States
80thApril 19, 1948Joint session50th anniversary of the liberation of Cuba Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
Guillermo Belt, Cuban ambassador to the United States
80thJuly 27, 1948Joint session Inflation, housing, and civil rights Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
81st January 5, 1949Joint session State of the Union address Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
81stJanuary 6, 1949Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1948 presidential election None
81stJanuary 20, 1949Joint session Inauguration of Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
Alben W. Barkley, Vice President of the United States
81stMay 19, 1949Joint meetingAddress Eurico Gaspar Dutra, President of Brazil

1950s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
81stJanuary 4, 1950Joint session State of the Union address Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
81stMay 31, 1950Joint meetingAddress Dean Acheson, Secretary of State
82nd January 8, 1951Joint session State of the Union address Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
82ndFebruary 1, 1951Joint meeting NATO Dwight D. Eisenhower, General of the Army
82ndApril 2, 1951Joint meetingAddress Vincent Auriol, President of France
82ndApril 19, 1951Joint meetingAddress Douglas MacArthur, General of the Army
82ndJune 21, 1951Joint meetingAddress Galo Plaza, President of Ecuador
82ndSeptember 24, 1951Joint meetingAddress Alcide de Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy
82ndJanuary 9, 1952Joint session State of the Union address Harry S. Truman, President of the United States
82ndJanuary 17, 1952Joint meetingAddressWinston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
82ndApril 3, 1952Joint meetingAddress Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands
82ndMay 22, 1952Joint meeting Korean War Matthew Ridgway, General
82ndJune 10, 1952Joint sessionSteel industry disputeHarry S. Truman, President of the United States
83rd January 6, 1953Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1952 presidential election None
83rdJanuary 20, 1953Joint session Inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
Richard Nixon, Vice President of the United States
83rdFebruary 2, 1953Joint session State of the Union address Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
83rdJanuary 7, 1954Joint session State of the Union address Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
83rdJanuary 29, 1954Joint meetingAddress Celal Bayar, President of Turkey
83rdMay 4, 1954Joint meetingAddress Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada
83rdMay 28, 1954Joint meetingAddress Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia
83rdJuly 28, 1954Joint meetingAddress Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea
84th January 6, 1955Joint session State of the Union address Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
84thJanuary 27, 1955Joint meetingAddress Paul Magloire, President of Haiti
84thFebruary 29, 1956Joint meetingAddress Giovanni Gronchi, President of the Italian Republic
84thMay 17, 1956Joint meetingAddress Sukarno, President of Indonesia
85th January 5, 1957Joint session Middle East messageDwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
85thJanuary 7, 1957Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1956 presidential election None
85thJanuary 10, 1957Joint session State of the Union address Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
85thJanuary 21, 1957Joint session Inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
Richard Nixon, Vice President of the United States
85thMay 9, 1957Joint meetingAddress Ngo Dinh Diem, President of South Vietnam
85thJanuary 9, 1958Joint session State of the Union address Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
85thJune 5, 1958Joint meetingAddress Theodor Heuss, President of West Germany
85thJune 18, 1958Joint meetingAddress Carlos P. Garcia, President of the Philippines
86th January 9, 1959Joint session State of the Union address Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States
86thJanuary 21, 1959Joint meetingAddress Arturo Frondizi, President of Argentina
86thFebruary 12, 1959Joint sessionSesquicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birthday Fredric March, Actor
Carl Sandburg, Poet
86thMarch 11, 1959Joint meetingAddress José María Lemus, President of El Salvador
86thMarch 18, 1959Joint meetingAddress Seán T. O'Kelly, President of Ireland
86thMay 12, 1959Joint meetingAddress Baudouin, King of the Belgians

1960s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
86thJanuary 7, 1960Joint session State of the Union address Dwight D. Eisenhower
86thApril 6, 1960Joint meetingAddress Alberto Lleras Camargo, President of Colombia
86thApril 25, 1960Joint meetingAddress Charles de Gaulle, President of France
86thApril 28, 1960Joint meetingAddress Mahendra, King of Nepal
86thJune 29, 1960Joint meetingAddress Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand
87th January 6, 1961Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1960 presidential election None
87thJanuary 20, 1961Joint session Inauguration of John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy, President of the United States
Lyndon B. Johnson, Vice President of the United States
87thJanuary 30, 1961Joint session State of the Union address John F. Kennedy, President of the United States
87thMay 4, 1961Joint meetingAddress Habib Bourguiba, President of Tunisia
87thMay 25, 1961Joint sessionPressing for foreign aid, defense, and space explorationJohn F. Kennedy, President of the United States
87thJuly 12, 1961Joint meetingAddress Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan
87thSeptember 21, 1961Joint meetingAddress Manuel Prado Ugarteche, President of Peru
87thJanuary 11, 1962Joint session State of the Union address John F. Kennedy, President of the United States
87thFebruary 26, 1962Joint meetingFlight of Mercury-Atlas 6 John Glenn, Astronaut
87thApril 4, 1962Joint meetingAddress João Goulart, President of Brazil
87thApril 12, 1962Joint meetingAddress Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shahanshah and Aryamehr of Iran
88th January 14, 1963Joint session State of the Union address John F. Kennedy, President of the United States
88thMay 21, 1963Joint meetingFlight of Mercury-Atlas 9 Gordon Cooper, Astronaut
88thNovember 27, 1963Joint sessionAssumption of the PresidencyLyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
88thJanuary 8, 1964Joint session State of the Union address Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
88thJanuary 15, 1964Joint meetingAddress Antonio Segni, President of the Italian Republic
88thMay 28, 1964Joint meetingAddress Éamon de Valera, President of Ireland
89th January 4, 1965Joint session State of the Union address Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
89thJanuary 6, 1965Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1964 presidential election None
89thJanuary 20, 1965Joint session Inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
Hubert Humphrey, Vice President of the United States
89thMarch 15, 1965Joint sessionVoting rightsLyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
89thSeptember 14, 1965Joint meetingFlight of Gemini 5 Gordon Cooper, Astronaut
Pete Conrad, Astronaut
89thJanuary 12, 1966Joint session State of the Union address Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
89thSeptember 15, 1966Joint meetingAddress Ferdinand Marcos, President of the Philippines
90th January 10, 1967Joint session State of the Union address Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
90thApril 28, 1967Joint meeting Vietnam War William Westmoreland, General
90thOctober 27, 1967Joint meetingAddress Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President of Mexico
90thJanuary 17, 1968Joint session State of the Union address Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
91st January 6, 1969Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1968 presidential election None
91stJanuary 9, 1969Joint meetingFlight of Apollo 8 Frank Borman, Astronaut
Jim Lovell, Astronaut
William Anders, Astronaut
91stJanuary 14, 1969Joint session State of the Union address Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States
91stJanuary 20, 1969Joint session Inauguration of Richard Nixon Richard Nixon, President of the United States
Spiro Agnew, Vice President of the United States
91stSeptember 16, 1969Joint meetingFlight of Apollo 11 Neil Armstrong, Astronaut
Edwin Aldrin, Astronaut
Michael Collins, Astronaut

1970s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
91stJanuary 22, 1970Joint session State of the Union address Richard Nixon, President of the United States
91stFebruary 25, 1970Joint meetingAddress Georges Pompidou, President of France
91stJune 3, 1970Joint meetingAddress Rafael Caldera, President of Venezuela
91stSeptember 22, 1970Joint meetingReport on prisoners of war Frank Borman, Representative to the President on Prisoners of War
92nd January 22, 1971Joint session State of the Union address Richard Nixon, President of the United States
92ndSeptember 9, 1971Joint sessionEconomic policyRichard Nixon, President of the United States
92ndSeptember 9, 1971Joint meetingFlight of Apollo 15 David Scott, Astronaut
James Irwin, Astronaut
Alfred Worden, Astronaut
92ndJanuary 20, 1972Joint session State of the Union address Richard Nixon, President of the United States
92ndJune 1, 1972Joint sessionEuropean trip reportRichard Nixon, President of the United States
92ndJune 15, 1972Joint meetingAddress Luis Echeverría, President of Mexico
93rd January 6, 1973Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1972 presidential election None
93rdJanuary 20, 1973Inauguration Inauguration of Richard Nixon Richard Nixon, President of the United States
Spiro Agnew, Vice President of the United States
93rdDecember 6, 1973Joint meetingSwearing in of Gerald Ford as Vice PresidentGerald Ford, Vice President of the United States
Also attended by Richard Nixon, President of the United States
93rdJanuary 30, 1974Joint session State of the Union address Richard Nixon, President of the United States
93rdAugust 12, 1974Joint sessionAssumption of the PresidencyGerald Ford, President of the United States
93rdOctober 8, 1974Joint sessionDiscussing the economyGerald Ford, President of the United States
94th January 15, 1975Joint session State of the Union address Gerald Ford, President of the United States
94thApril 10, 1975Joint sessionState of the World messageGerald Ford, President of the United States
94thJune 17, 1975Joint meetingAddress Walter Scheel, President of West Germany
94thNovember 5, 1975Joint meetingAddress Anwar El Sadat, President of Egypt
94thJanuary 19, 1976Joint session State of the Union address Gerald Ford, President of the United States
94thJanuary 28, 1976Joint meetingAddress Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel
94thMarch 17, 1976Joint meetingAddress Liam Cosgrave, Taoiseach of Ireland
94thMay 18, 1976Joint meetingAddress Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of France
94thJune 2, 1976Joint meetingAddress Juan Carlos I, King of Spain
94thSeptember 23, 1976Joint meetingAddress William R. Tolbert, Jr., President of Liberia
95th January 6, 1977Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1976 presidential election None
95thJanuary 12, 1977Joint session State of the Union address Gerald Ford, President of the United States
95thJanuary 20, 1977Inauguration Inauguration of Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter, President of the United States
Walter Mondale, Vice President of the United States
95thFebruary 22, 1977Joint meetingAddress Pierre Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
95thApril 20, 1977Joint sessionDiscussing energyJimmy Carter, President of the United States
95thJanuary 19, 1978Joint session State of the Union address Jimmy Carter, President of the United States
95thSeptember 18, 1978Joint sessionMiddle East peace agreementsAttended by Anwar El Sadat, President of Egypt
And Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel
96th January 23, 1979Joint session State of the Union address Jimmy Carter, President of the United States
96thJune 18, 1979Joint session SALT II Jimmy Carter, President of the United States

1980s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
96thJanuary 23, 1980Joint session State of the Union address Jimmy Carter, President of the United States
97th January 6, 1981Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1980 presidential election None
97thJanuary 20, 1981Joint session Inauguration of Ronald Reagan Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
George H. W. Bush, Vice President of the United States
97thFebruary 18, 1981Joint sessionEconomic recoveryRonald Reagan, President of the United States
97thApril 28, 1981Joint sessionEconomic recovery and inflationRonald Reagan, President of the United States
97thJanuary 26, 1982Joint session State of the Union address Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
97thJanuary 28, 1982Joint meetingCentennial of Franklin D. Roosevelt's birthday Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Historian
Jennings Randolph, U.S. Senator
Claude Pepper, U.S. Representative
W. Averell Harriman, Former Governor of New York
James Roosevelt, Former U.S. Representative and son of Franklin D. Roosevelt
97thApril 21, 1982Joint meetingAddress Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands
98th January 25, 1983Joint session State of the Union address Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
98thApril 27, 1983Joint sessionCentral AmericaRonald Reagan, President of the United States
98thOctober 5, 1983Joint meetingAddress Karl Carstens, President of West Germany
98thJanuary 25, 1984Joint session State of the Union address Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
98thMarch 15, 1984Joint meetingAddress Garret FitzGerald, Taoiseach of Ireland
98thMarch 22, 1984Joint meetingAddress François Mitterrand, President of France
98thMay 8, 1984Joint meetingCentennial of Harry S. Truman's birthday Ike Skelton, U.S. Representative
Alan Wheat, U.S. Representative
Stuart Symington, Former U.S. Senator
Margaret Truman, Daughter of Harry S. Truman
Mark Hatfield, U.S. Senator
98thMay 16, 1984Joint meetingAddress Miguel de la Madrid, President of Mexico
99th January 7, 1985Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1984 presidential election None
99thJanuary 21, 1985Inauguration Inauguration of Ronald Reagan Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
George H. W. Bush, Vice President of the United States
99thFebruary 6, 1985Joint session State of the Union address Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
99thFebruary 20, 1985Joint meetingAddress Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
99thMarch 6, 1985Joint meetingAddress Bettino Craxi, Prime Minister of Italy
99thMarch 20, 1985Joint meetingAddress Raúl Alfonsín, President of Argentina
99thJune 13, 1985Joint meetingAddress Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India
99thOctober 9, 1985Joint meetingAddress Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister of Singapore
99thNovember 21, 1985Joint session Geneva Summit Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
99thFebruary 4, 1986Joint session State of the Union address Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
99thSeptember 11, 1986Joint meetingAddress José Sarney, President of Brazil
99thSeptember 18, 1986Joint meetingAddress Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines
100th January 27, 1987Joint session State of the Union address Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
100thNovember 10, 1987Joint meetingAddress Chaim Herzog, President of Israel
100thJanuary 25, 1988Joint session State of the Union address Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
100thApril 27, 1988Joint meetingAddress Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister of Canada
100thJune 23, 1988Joint meetingAddress Bob Hawke, Prime Minister of Australia
101st January 4, 1989Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1988 presidential election None
101stJanuary 20, 1989Inauguration Inauguration of George H. W. Bush George H. W. Bush, President of the United States
Dan Quayle, Vice President of the United States
101stFebruary 9, 1989Joint session Building a Better America George H. W. Bush, President of the United States
101stMarch 2, 1989Joint meetingBicentennial of the 1st Congress Robert Byrd, President pro tempore of the Senate
Howard Nemerov, Poet Laureate
David McCullough, Historian
Anthony M. Frank, Postmaster General
Nicholas F. Brady, Secretary of the Treasury
101stJune 7, 1989Joint meetingAddress Benazir Bhutto, Prime Minister of Pakistan
101stOctober 4, 1989Joint meetingAddress Carlos Salinas de Gortari, President of Mexico
101stOctober 18, 1989Joint meetingAddress Roh Tae-woo, President of South Korea
101stNovember 15, 1989Joint meetingAddress Lech Wałęsa, Chairman of Solidarity

1990s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
101stJanuary 31, 1990Joint session State of the Union address George H. W. Bush, President of the United States
101stFebruary 21, 1990Joint meetingAddress Václav Havel, President of Czechoslovakia
101stMarch 7, 1990Joint meetingAddress Giulio Andreotti, Prime Minister of Italy
101stMay 27, 1990Joint meetingCentennial of Dwight D. Eisenhower's birthday Bob Dole, U.S. Senator
Walter Cronkite, Broadcast journalist
Winston Churchill, Member of British Parliament and grandson of Winston Churchill
Clark Clifford, Former Secretary of Defense
James D. Robinson III, Chairman of Eisenhower Centennial Foundation
Arnold Palmer, Professional golfer
John Eisenhower, Former Ambassador to Belgium and son of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Beverly Byron, U.S. Representative
William F. Goodling, U.S. Representative
Pat Roberts, U.S. Representative
101stJune 26, 1990Joint meetingAddress Nelson Mandela, Deputy President of the African National Congress
101stSeptember 11, 1990Joint session Invasion of Kuwait George H. W. Bush, President of the United States
102nd January 29, 1991Joint session State of the Union address George H. W. Bush, President of the United States
102ndMarch 6, 1991Joint sessionEnd of the Gulf War George H. W. Bush, President of the United States
102ndApril 16, 1991Joint meetingAddress Violeta Chamorro, President of Nicaragua
102ndMay 16, 1991Joint meetingAddress Her majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of the Commonwealth Realms
Also attended by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
102ndNovember 14, 1991Joint meetingAddress Carlos Menem, President of Argentina
102ndJanuary 28, 1992Joint session State of the Union address George H. W. Bush, President of the United States
102ndApril 30, 1992Joint meetingAddress Richard von Weizsäcker, President of Germany
102ndJune 17, 1992Joint meetingAddress Boris Yeltsin, President of Russia
103rd January 6, 1993Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1992 presidential election None
103rdJanuary 20, 1993Inauguration Inauguration of Bill Clinton Bill Clinton, President of the United States
Al Gore, Vice President of the United States
103rdFebruary 17, 1993Joint session Economic address Bill Clinton, President of the United States
103rdSeptember 22, 1993Joint sessionHealth care reformBill Clinton, President of the United States
103rdJanuary 25, 1994Joint session State of the Union address Bill Clinton, President of the United States
103rdMay 18, 1994Joint meetingAddress P. V. Narasimha Rao, Prime Minister of India
103rdJuly 26, 1994Joint meetingAddresses Hussein, King of Jordan
Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel
103rdOctober 6, 1994Joint meetingAddressNelson Mandela, President of South Africa
104th January 24, 1995Joint session State of the Union address Bill Clinton, President of the United States
104thJuly 26, 1995Joint meetingAddress Kim Young-sam, President of South Korea
104thOctober 11, 1995Joint meetingClose of the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of World War II Newt Gingrich, Speaker of the House
Al Gore, Vice President of the United States
Strom Thurmond, President pro tempore of the Senate
Henry Hyde, U.S. Representative
Gillespie V. Montgomery, U.S. Representative
Daniel Inouye, U.S. Senator
Bob Dole, U.S. Senator
Robert H. Michel, Former U.S. Representative
Louis H. Wilson, Jr., Former Commandant of the Marine Corps
104thDecember 12, 1995Joint meetingAddress Shimon Peres, Prime Minister of Israel
104thJanuary 23, 1996Joint session State of the Union Address Bill Clinton, President of the United States
104thFebruary 1, 1996Joint meetingAddress Jacques Chirac, President of France
104thJuly 10, 1996Joint meetingAddress Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
104thSeptember 11, 1996Joint meetingAddress John Bruton, Taoiseach of Ireland
105th January 9, 1997Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 1996 presidential election None
105thJanuary 20, 1997Inauguration Inauguration of Bill Clinton Bill Clinton, President of the United States
Al Gore, Vice President of the United States
105thFebruary 4, 1997Joint session State of the Union address Bill Clinton, President of the United States
105thFebruary 27, 1997Joint meetingAddress Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, President of Chile
105thJanuary 27, 1998Joint session State of the Union address Bill Clinton, President of the United States
105thJune 10, 1998Joint meetingAddress Kim Dae-jung, President of South Korea
105thJuly 15, 1998Joint meetingAddress Emil Constantinescu, President of Romania
106th January 19, 1999Joint session State of the Union address Bill Clinton, President of the United States

2000s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
106thJanuary 27, 2000Joint session State of the Union address Bill Clinton, President of the United States
106thSeptember 14, 2000Joint meetingAddress Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister of India
107th January 6, 2001Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 2000 presidential election None
107thJanuary 20, 2001Inauguration Inauguration of George W. Bush George W. Bush, President of the United States
Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States
107thFebruary 27, 2001Joint session Budget message George W. Bush, President of the United States
107thSeptember 6, 2001Joint meetingAddress Vicente Fox, President of Mexico
107thSeptember 20, 2001Joint sessionAnnouncing the War on Terrorism George W. Bush, President of the United States
107thJanuary 29, 2002Joint session State of the Union address George W. Bush, President of the United States
107thJune 12, 2002†Joint meetingAddress John Howard, Prime Minister of Australia
108th January 28, 2003Joint session State of the Union address George W. Bush, President of the United States
108thJuly 17, 2003Joint meetingAddress Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
108thJanuary 20, 2004Joint session State of the Union address George W. Bush, President of the United States
108thFebruary 4, 2004Joint meetingAddress José María Aznar, Prime Minister of Spain
108thJune 15, 2004Joint meetingAddress Hamid Karzai, President of the Afghan Transitional Administration
108thSeptember 23, 2004Joint meetingAddress Ayad Allawi, Interim Prime Minister of Iraq
109th January 6, 2005Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 2004 presidential election None
109thJanuary 20, 2005Inauguration Inauguration of George W. Bush George W. Bush, President of the United States
Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States
109thFebruary 2, 2005Joint session State of the Union address George W. Bush, President of the United States
109thApril 6, 2005Joint meetingAddress Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine
109thJuly 19, 2005Joint meetingAddress Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India
109thJanuary 31, 2006Joint session State of the Union address George W. Bush, President of the United States
109thMarch 1, 2006Joint meetingAddress Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy
109thMarch 15, 2006Joint meetingAddress Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
109thMay 24, 2006Joint meetingAddress Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of Israel
109thJune 7, 2006Joint meetingAddress Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, President of Latvia
109thJuly 26, 2006Joint meetingAddress Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq
110th January 23, 2007Joint session State of the Union address George W. Bush, President of the United States
110thMarch 7, 2007Joint meetingAddress Abdullah II, King of Jordan
110thNovember 7, 2007Joint meetingAddress Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France
110thJanuary 28, 2008Joint session State of the Union address George W. Bush, President of the United States
110thApril 30, 2008Joint meetingAddress Bertie Ahern, Taoiseach of Ireland
111th January 8, 2009Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 2008 presidential election None
111thJanuary 20, 2009Inauguration Inauguration of Barack Obama Barack Obama, President of the United States
Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States
111thFebruary 24, 2009Joint session Address Barack Obama, President of the United States
111thMarch 4, 2009Joint meetingAddress Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
111thSeptember 9, 2009Joint sessionHealth care reformBarack Obama, President of the United States
111thNovember 3, 2009Joint meetingAddress Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

†John Howard's address before the Joint Meeting of Congress in 2002 was originally scheduled for September 12, 2001, but was interrupted by the September 11 attacks. He was already in Washington when the attacks occurred, and sat in on the September 12 session of the House of Representatives. [5]

2010s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
111thJanuary 27, 2010Joint session State of the Union address Barack Obama, President of the United States
111thMay 20, 2010Joint meetingAddress Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
112th January 25, 2011Joint session State of the Union address Barack Obama, President of the United States
112thMarch 9, 2011Joint meetingAddress Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia
112thMay 24, 2011Joint meetingAddress Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
112thSeptember 8, 2011Joint sessionAmerican LaborBarack Obama, President of the United States
112thOctober 13, 2011Joint meetingAddress Lee Myung-bak, President of South Korea
112thJanuary 24, 2012Joint session State of the Union address Barack Obama, President of the United States
113th January 4, 2013Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 2012 presidential election None
113thJanuary 21, 2013Inauguration Inauguration of Barack Obama Barack Obama, President of the United States
Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States
113thFebruary 12, 2013Joint session State of the Union address Barack Obama, President of the United States
113thMay 8, 2013Joint meetingAddress Park Geun-hye, President of South Korea
113thJanuary 28, 2014Joint session State of the Union address Barack Obama, President of the United States
113thSeptember 18, 2014Joint meetingAddress Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
114th January 20, 2015Joint session State of the Union address Barack Obama, President of the United States
114thMarch 3, 2015Joint meetingAddress Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
114thMarch 25, 2015Joint meetingAddress Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan
114thApril 29, 2015Joint meetingAddress Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan
114thSeptember 24, 2015Joint meetingAddress Pope Francis, Bishop of Rome and Sovereign of the Vatican City
114thJanuary 12, 2016Joint session State of the Union address Barack Obama, President of the United States
114thJune 8, 2016Joint meetingAddress Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India
115th January 6, 2017Joint sessionCounting electoral votes for the 2016 presidential election None
115thJanuary 20, 2017Inauguration Inauguration of Donald Trump Donald Trump, President of the United States
Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States
115thFebruary 28, 2017Joint session Address Donald Trump, President of the United States
115thJanuary 30, 2018Joint session State of the Union address Donald Trump, President of the United States
115thApril 25, 2018Joint meetingAddress Emmanuel Macron, President of France
116th February 5, 2019Joint session State of the Union address Donald Trump, President of the United States
116thApril 3, 2019 [6] Joint meetingAddress Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO

2020s

CongressDateTypeOccasionDignitary speaking
116thFebruary 4, 2020Joint session State of the Union address Donald Trump, President of the United States
117thJanuary 6–7, 2021Joint session Counting electoral votes for the 2020 presidential election
(Interrupted by Capitol building breach by Trump supporters)
None
117thJanuary 20, 2021Inauguration Inauguration of Joe Biden Joe Biden, President of the United States
Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States

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