Radio Recap: President to Address Nation on Border Security
10 January, 2019, 02:28 | Author: Miranda Cannon
"I can stand up and say they are right because it's the right thing to do for this country", Morgan said.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak on Capitol Hill in response to President Donald Trump's prime-time address on border security, January 8, 2019, in Washington.
"I was a little bit anxious that when I heard Stephen Miller was leading this speech creation that we were going to have something really outrageous", he said, referring to Trump's senior policy adviser.
"We saw a temper tantrum", Schumer said.
President Donald Trump made a televised plea for border wall funding Tuesday night, seeking an edge in the shutdown battle with congressional Democrats as he declared there is "a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul".
"He asked Speaker Pelosi, 'will you agree to my wall?' She said no". Workers at affected federal agencies will go without their first paycheck this week.
"The president seems to be insensitive to that", Pelosi said.
"I just think that using money that is earmarked for our military at a time when our military needs the money that they have to rebuild after eight years of neglect by the Obama administration is not the best way to do this".
"I think we ought to solve this shutdown". "American democracy doesn't work that way".
The president is planning to visit the southern border later this week, according toWhite House press secretary Sarah Sanders.
Pelosi said Trump "is being unfair" and that his address from the Oval Office last night was "not factual". Two unnamed sources cited by the Times claimed the president acknowledged, in an off-the-record lunch with television anchors before the broadcast, that he did not want to deliver the address or travel to Texas; rather, he had been talked into it by advisers.
"Now that the television networks have chose 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 wrote in a joint statement released Monday night.
Building the wall and having Mexico pay for it was a primary theme of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
McConnell blasted Schumer for holding up Senate votes on unrelated foreign policy measures during the budget impasse.
As many as half a dozen GOP senators have said the government should reopen while border security negotiations with Democrats continue. They "don't like concrete, so we'll give them steel", he said.
"How much more American blood will be shed before Congress does its job?"
The President tried to present his case for increased border security to Congress, and the Left refused to listen.
He suggested the issue could be resolved in a quick meeting, but past discussions at the White House have not ended the stalemate. And he just got up and said: 'Then we have nothing to discuss, ' and he just walked out".
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US President Donald Trump wants the Democrats to approve funding for a wall to end a government shutdown. The number of illegal border crossings is down from 1.6 million in 2000 to less than 400,000 past year .
Pelosi said that she has a "generational" reaction to that language and wouldn't use it, but that she won't censor her colleagues. Trump reaffirmed that he would consider declaring a national emergency to circumvent Congress and spend money as he saw fit.
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