Sunday, 20 January, 2019


All Major Networks to Air President Trump’s Address to the Nation

New report reveals the one reason Trump is still refusing to reopen the government Trump Reportedly Trying to End Shutdown Without Looking Weak
Hannah Rogers | 09 January, 2019, 06:37

As the government shutdown passed its 18th day Tuesday, President Donald Trump told Americans that a border wall is needed to keep the country safe - but avoided talk of declaring a national emergency that would allow him to start building it without congressional authorization. However, such a step would likely face an immediate legal challenges.

Schumer noted that Trump had promised to have Mexico pay for the wall. About a quarter of USA agencies have been shut down since last month and hundreds of thousands of government workers are likely to miss pay checks this week.

While Trump has frequently painted a picture of an "unprecedented crisis" of illegal immigration at the U.S.

The number of illegal border crossings is down from 1.6 million in 2000 to less than 400,000 past year.

Using blunt language in an attempt to win public support, Mr Trump said illegal immigrants and drugs flowing across the southern border posed a serious threat to American safety.

Negotiations on wall funding could proceed in the meantime, they said.

Sen John Thune of South Dakota, the GOP whip, said he doesn't think the emergency declaration is the right move and "I prefer that we get this resolved the old-fashioned way".

"They don't do it because they hate the people on the outside". Such asylum-seekers often present themselves at official crossing points, something that would not change if a wall were built.

"Now that the television networks have made a decision to air the President's address, which if his past statements are any indication will be full of malice and misinformation, Democrats must immediately be given equal airtime", they demanded in a joint statement on Monday night.

My fellow Americans, we address you tonight for one reason only: the president of the United States - having failed to get Mexico to pay for his ineffective, unnecessary border wall, and unable to convince the Congress or the American people to foot the bill - has shut down the government.

Major print publications like The New York Times and The Washington Post did live updates that included fact-checking, while The Daily Beast handed over its Twitter account to reporters who cover law enforcement and national security.

Sources familiar with drafts of Trump's speech say he is unlikely to follow through on recent threats to declare a national emergency that would allow him to build the wall without Congressional approval.

"If his past statements are an indication, (the speech) will be full of malice and misinformation", House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the senior Democrat in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, said in a statement. We can reopen the government AND continue to work through disagreements about policy. But even if blocked, Mr Trump could claim to his base that he had done what he could, while ending the damaging government shutdown.

Harrowing tales are starting to emerge from the fallout due to the shutdown, including airport security workers calling in sick because they have not been paid and therefore can not make it to work.

"The fact is: President Trump must stop holding the American people hostage, must stop manufacturing a crisis, and must re-open the government", she said.

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