The federal government partially shut down on December 22 when Senate Democrats refused to support a House-passed bill that set aside $5.7 billion for security on the U.S. -Mexico border. Democrats are refusing to pay for it, noting that he repeatedly promised that Mexico would foot the bill for it. On Monday the White House requested air time for the speech, as is customary in the relationship between a president and the press.
Meanwhile, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is once again floating a solution that would trade support for Dreamers in exchange for border wallfunding.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called it "an action necessary to make sure working families received their tax refunds on schedule".
The IRS may recall a large number of furloughed employees to process returns - probably without pay - in accordance with its contingency plans.
Democratic leaders in the House and Senate released a joint statementsaying the speech would be misleading and demanding airtime to counter Mr Trump's arguments.
Vought says the administration is changing the customary rules "from past administrations".
Trump, a former NY businessman, said he could relate to the workers who would have trouble paying bills because of the shutdown and threatened, again, to declare a national emergency as an alternative way to build the wall, depending on the outcome of talks in the coming days.
"Wall plus DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) plus TPS (Temporary Protected Status) makes sense", he continued.
Pressure to reach a deal to end the shutdown is likely to grow as its effects are increasingly felt, including possible cuts in food stamp programs for the poor.
He said that he and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen would be at the Capitol on Tuesday and Wednesday to brief lawmakers. Democrats said Trump will face legal challenges if doing so. Democrats are dead set against it. House Democrats, fresh of their 40-seat gain in the lower chamber from the 2018 midterms, are taking their new majority for a spin and aren't willing to give the president one cent for the wall.
Many Trump critics posted messages on social media urging the networks not to air an address that could be filled with falsehoods. But this is Trump's first time using the setting for an address to the nation.
"I am pleased to inform you that I will address the nation on the humanitarian and national security crisis on our southern border".
U.S. President Donald Trump has been considering declaring a possible national emergency to acquire the money for building his pledged wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, Vice President Mike Pence said Monday.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders announced the border trip on Twitter without providing details.
Two people embrace on the US side of the border, seen through the border wall Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, seen from along the beach in Tijuana, Mexico.
Lady Gaga has some sound advice for women. "I'm so excited to see what's to come in the future from her", Pope said. Bradley taught me how to be present, had to work really hard to be this character. "I dedicate this to you".
Peter Handscomb could also return to the side, having been dropped for Marsh for the MCG clash against India . The other toss-up is between opener Aaron Finch and leg-spin all-rounder Marnus Labuschagne .
Still, recent declines in financial markets reflect concerns among investors about downside risks to the outlook, he said. The Fed's tightening cycle includes both rate hikes and the gradual shedding of its more than $4 trillion in assets.
Rescue efforts have been hindered due to the risk of debris falling down. "The Emergency Ministry ends its rescue operation". The Emergency Situations Ministry said that 26 apartments with 46 residents were destroyed in the collapse.
She followed that up with a 6-3, 6-3 semifinal victory over Hsieh Su-Wei, who is now ranked 28th in the world. The contest against Wozniacki was Andreescu's first match in history against a top-10 player.
Xi spoke at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on the 40th anniversary of a landmark Taiwan policy statement. He promised "lasting peace" and "good and prosperous lives" for the Taiwanese people after unification.
The auto barreled down the narrow street, which was packed with pedestrians, slamming into a number of them, police said. NHK footage showed the van with a smashed front and paramedics carrying the injured on stretchers into ambulances.
Canada has called the detentions "deeply concerning" and "arbitrary", and demanded the immediate release of the two men. China's foreign ministry says Kovrig and Spavor have been detained on suspicion of "endangering national security".
The CDC recommended that anyone 6 months of age or older who has not yet received the flu vaccine do so as soon possible. In addition, North Dakota has reported three flu-related deaths in the most recent flu season.
Bulls send Holiday to struggling Grizzlies
Meanwhile, Selden's 32 percent 3-point shooting and his penchant for overexuberant mistakes made it hard for coach J.B. Payne, 24, was drafted 14th overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2015 and was traded to the Bulls last February.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri hints at January striker move
Bakayoko is now on loan to Milan and the Italian club have an option to sign him for €35m at the end of the campaign. Substitutes Cesc Fabregas and Ruben Loftus-Cheek then combined to tee up Morata but Gunn blocked his low shot.
First two Muslim women sworn into US Congress
But Liz Cheney's scolding of Tlaib is totally hypocritical in light of the fact that in 2004, her father told Democratic Sen. The "motherf***er" she's referencing is President Donald Trump; the man the Left ridicules for being uncouth.