President Donald Trump’s aides have promised a State Of The Union speech emphasizing cooperation, but reports indicate that Trump will use the address to once again call for a wall along the southern U.S.-Mexico border. This raises the question: If the American people already know the story the president will tell before he tells it, why even have the State Of The Union speech?

Jim Braude was joined by Wilnelia Rivera, chief strategist for Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s campaign; David King, senior lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School, and former state treasurer and Trump supporter Joe Malone.