LIVE COVERAGE: President Joe Biden delivers 2022 State of the Union address

Watch Biden’s speech live at 9 p.m.

The chamber of the House of Representatives is seen at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, where President Joe Biden will deliver his State of the Union speech Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress and the nation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (J. Scott Applewhite, Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

WASHINGTON – Watch live coverage as President Biden delivers his first State of the Union address live at the United States Capitol.

President Joe Biden sat through many State of the Union speeches as a senator and vice president. On Tuesday night, he’ll deliver the address himself.

But it comes at a challenging time for Biden, who is weighed down by public disapproval of his handling of the economy and the pandemic. The address also comes days after Russia opened war against Ukraine, despite U.S.-led efforts to prevent military conflict. And it follows Biden’s announcement last week of his candidate for an opening on the Supreme Court.

Watch live NBC News coverage of the State of the Union starting at 8 p.m. ET (Biden’s speech is at 9 p.m.)

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