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What will tone be of Trump's State of the Union?
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President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech on Tuesday night gives members of Congress a chance to also make a statement with whom they bring as a plus one, with many of them opting to highlight their key policy issues and local ties by bringing a relevant guest.

Here’s a running list of whom lawmakers will bring to this year’s State of the Union:


Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) – Les Danielson, a grain and dairy farmer and member of the Wisconsin Farmer’s Union from Cadott, Wisconsin

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) – Dave Green, the former president of the United Autoworkers Local 1112 for the former GM Plant in Lordstown, Ohio

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) – Jake Satake, a high school student with Type 1 diabetes and affordable health care advocate

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware) – Air Force Col. Dawn Lancaster

Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-Nevada) – Reno Police Chief Jason Soto

Sen. Kamala Harris (D- California) – Elder Joseph Paul Jr., the managing director for the Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership aimed at helping “former offenders reenter their communities and lead productive lives post-incarceration”

Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-New Hampshire) – Laconia Police Officer Eric Adams, who works as Prevention, Enforcement, and Treatment Coordinator at the Laconia Police Department.

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) – St. Clair County, Missouri, native Keith Marquis, who speaks at local high schools about overcoming his methamphetamine addiction

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) – JROTC Cadet Nicole Rosario-Flores

Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) – Hope Harrison, whose husband, Dustin, was killed by Somali militants in Kenya

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Washington) – Planned Parenthood patient Emma Bosley, who received medical care through the federal family planning program Title X

Sen. Jackie Rosen (D-Nevada) – Gil Hernandez, a Purple Heart recipient

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) – Rushan Abbas, a prominent Uyghur human rights activist, and Florida’s Lt. Gov Jeanette Nunez

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Florida) – Nathan Law, founder of Hong Kong youth activist group Demosisto

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-New Hampshire) – Nashua Police Chief Michael Carignan, who has worked against substance abuse

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) – Andrea Pietrowsky, a mom from southeast Michigan who became a health care advocate after her daughter was born with a severe congenital heart defect

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) – anti-gun violence activist Andrea Chamblee, the widow of John McNamara, one of the five Capital Gazette journalists killed in the 2018 shooting

Sen. Todd Young (R-Indiana) – Sandy Terwiske, a Gold Star mother whose son Alec was killed in Afghanistan in 2012

House of Representatives

Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-California) – San Bernardino County Fire Chief Dan Munsey

Rep. Colin Allred (D-Texas) – Shane Thompson, a constituent struggling to pay for insulin

Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-North Dakota) – Major General Alan Dohrmann

Rep. Cynthia Axne (D-Iowa) – Southeast Polk Special Education Teacher Shannon Baity

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Arizona) – Mary Ann Mendoza, whose son was killed by an undocumented immigrant in a head-on car collision

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oregon) – Serena Cruz, an advocate for health care accessibility and immigrant rights and executive director of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Illinois) – Diabetes advocate Cindy Ramos

Rep. Sean Casten (D-Illinois) – Dr. Dieter Martin Gruen, who worked on the Manhattan Project and at Argonne National Laboratory

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) - María Rocha, a dual language teacher from San Antonio and recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program

Rep. Judy Chu (D-California) – Islmail Alghazali, a US citizen living in New York City who was separated from his family by Trump’s travel ban policies

Rep. David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island) – Carrigan Nelson, a young cancer survivor whose health insurance coverage comes as part of the Affordable Care Act

Rep. Katherine Clarke (D-Massachusetts) – Rowena Chiu, an accuser of Harvey Weinstein

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia) – Hatice Cengiz, who was engaged to the late Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi

Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tennessee) – Michele Johnson, a healthcare advocate and executive director of the Tennessee Justice Center

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut) – John Beauregard, president of the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board

Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-South Carolina) – Alison Martin, a pharmacist at the Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center

Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Pennsylvania) – Patrick Flynn, a substance abuse awareness activist

Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-New York) – Chatham Police Chief Peter Volkmann

Rep. Val Demings (D-Florida) – Orlando City Commissioner Bakari Burns

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-California) – Isabel Bueso, a medical deferred action recipient and a rare disease advocate

Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pennsylvania) – Sister Mary Scullion, a Philadelphia homelessness expert and co-founder and executive director of Project HOME

Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois) – Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman

Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-Illinois) – Army veteran Miguel Perez Jr., who lost his green card and was deported to Mexico over a non-violent drug conviction

Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) – Chris Wiers, the president of Bath Iron Works’ Local S6 union

Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-California) - Maria Lidia Meza Castro, a 41-year old mother of nine from Honduras

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) – Bill O’Keeffe, an inventor and innovator

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) – Brig. Gen. Michele LaMontagne, the second woman and the first person to identify as LGBTQ+ to serve as commander of the Air National Guard at Kirtland Air Force Base

Rep. Kendra Horn (D-Oklahoma) – Jena Nelson, Oklahoma’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pennsylvania) – Ted Trevorrow, a community health center employee helping people get covered under the Affordable Care Act

Rep. Richard Hudson (R-North Carolina) – Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal, a Fort Bragg soldier

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) – Joey Massa, veteran and cancer survivor

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) – Dr. Frederick P. Cerise, president and CEO of Parkland Health & Hospital System serving Dallas County, Texas

Rep. John Katko (R-New York) – Mary Nelson, a community activist in Syracuse working to address poverty and reduce youth and gang violence

Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Illinois) – Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-California) – Rev. Jethroe Moore II, the president of the San Jose/Silicon Valley National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Rep. Ann Kuster (D-New Hampshire) – Ross Cunningham, superintendent of Merrimack County Department of Corrections

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Michigan) – Dr. Felix M. Valbuena, Jr., CEO of the Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center

Rep. Mike Levin (D-California) – Dr. Pat Davis, whose wife, daughter and sister-in-law died in a bluff collapse in Encinitas, California

Rep. Betty McCollum – Susan Shepard Carlson, board member and chair of legislation and public policy committee at the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Rep. Grace Meng (D-New York) – LaGuardia airport security officer Abdul Quddus Chaudhry

Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) – Academy Award-winning filmmaker John Ridley

Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-Florida) – 16-year-old environmental activist Marsella Munoz

Rep. Frank Pallone (D- New Jersey) – Jillian Hudspeth, president and CEO of the New Jersey Primary Care Association

Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-California) – Pablo Martinez, a former farmworker

Rep. Chris Pappas (D-New Hampshire) – Lara Quiroga, the founder of Manchester’s Adverse Childhood Experiences Response Team

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-California) – health care and disability rights activist Elena Hung, and Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter was killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida

Rep. David Price (D-North Carolina) – Simone Afriyie, UNC Chapel Hill March For Our Lives president

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland) – Thurmont, Maryland, Mayor John Kinnaird

Rep. Tom Rice (R-South Carolina) – Sarah Miller, a Florence County, South Carolina, officer injured in a 2018 shooting

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Delaware) – Jan White, a stage 4 cancer survivor and small business owner from Newark, Delaware

Rep. Max Rose (D-New York) – Rob Serra, a 9/11 first responder

Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-California) – Elizabeth Esteban, a 16-year-old high school student and environmental justice advocate

Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-California) – Humberto Solorio, a high school counselor from Whittier, California

Rep. Kim Schrier (D-Washington) – Jacqueline Belur, an Issaquah High School civics teacher

Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Michigan) – Sarah Stark, a type-1 diabetic whose insulin costs have dramatically increased in recent years

Rep Jackie Speier (D-California) – Courtney Wild, a Jeffrey Epstein accuser and the namesake of the bipartisan Courtney Wild Crime Victims’ Rights Reform Act of 2019

Rep. Greg Stanton (D-Arizona) – Lynette Stant, Arizona’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Rep. Pete Stauber (R-Minnesota): Mahaila Houle, a Duluth construction worker

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-New York) – David Fisher, a dairy farmer who serves as president of the New York Farm Bureau

Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Michigan) – Emily Parris, a special education middle school teacher

Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada) – not bringing a guest: “I’m leaving my guest seat open at the State of the Union to memorialize the victims of the 1 October shooting, honor the first responders who saved countless lives, and thank the entire Las Vegas community for showing the world that our city will always be strong.”

Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Illinois) – Antioch nurse Karen Battaglia

Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-New York) – Jessica Moraima Ventura Perez, whose 13-year old daughter, Jaideliz Moreno Ventura, died on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques in January

Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) – Miguel Solis, a member of the Dallas Independent School District’s board of trustees

Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Michigan) – Jennifer Lewis, a third-generation dairy farmer from Hillsdale County

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida) – Emily Kaufman, a 15-year-old with diabetes who’s costs for prescription have risen

Rep. Rob Woodall (R-Georgia) – G. Jason Thompson, an attorney and Republican National Committeeman for Georgia

This story has been updated with additional developments Tuesday.

CNN’s Abigail Clukey and Priscilla Alvarez contributed to this report.