Who’s Having Lunch with the President?

By Chris Ariens 

Ahead of his State of the Union Address tonight, the president is lunching with several members of the media. This is an annual off-the-record lunch the White House holds for news anchors and hosts who will be broadcasting before and after the address. ABC’s David Muir and George Stephanopoulos, CBS’s Scott Pelley, and NBC’s Brian Williams are among the invited guests. Bret Baier and Shepard Smith will be on hand from Fox News.

Update: Wolf Blitzer was there for CNN. And Judy Woodruff for PBS. We have not heard back from MSNBC about whether one of their hosts attended.

More: As we heard later from Smith on Fox News, Rachel Maddow was in attendance for MSNBC.