Melania Trump is finally present and accounted for — according to footage from a White House event honoring Gold Star families, anyway — but President Trump isn’t taking speculation about her 25-day absence lightly.
Nick: This may be important if it meant anything. However, since this is only a "tradition" it has little value politically or in fact. The constitution says the President "shall from time to time" address congress. "traditionally " that has been annually but there is no rule as there is no rule stating that the address to the nation cant' be made before the State of the Union is delivered in writing to congress.