09 January, 2019, 07:27 | Author: Valerie Santiago
"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", their statement read.
"All Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal migration", Mr Trump said, speaking from the White House.
Democrats argue that maintenance of existing border fencing, hi-tech tools to scan vehicles crossing at ports of entry, and hiring more personnel would be cheaper and more effective than a wall.
"The women and children at the border are not a security threat", Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a televised rebuttal, as she accused Mr. Trump of "manufacturing a crisis".
In a speech that lasted roughly eight minutes, President Trump made one of his strongest cases yet for increased border protection, including the need to prevent illegal drugs, gang members and criminals from entering America unlawfully. Mr Trump said after recounting gruesome details of murders he said were committed by illegal immigrants.
Although the address wasn't too dissimilar from his previous arguments in favor of a border wall, it came at a critical time for Congress and the nation as a whole.
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.
"If you listen carefully, you can hear network execs coming up with tortured, wholly unbelievable reasons for why they will air Trump's speech tomorrow night when they deemed one from Obama too political and refused to carry", tweeted Democratic political strategist Adam Parkhomenko.
He will meet with Republican lawmakers at the Capitol on Wednesday. On Thursday he travels to the border. "We will oppose any effort by the president to make himself a king and a tyrant". It's just not clear what good it will do him.
He asserts that the government remains shut down because Democrats won't fund border security.
In fact, a study by the libertarian Cato Institute a year ago found that crime rates among immigrants in Texas - both legal and unauthorized - were lower than those among native-born Americans.
The White House suggested at the weekend that thousands of terrorists were caught attempting to cross the US-Mexico border, but in fact all but a handful were stopped at airports.
More should be revealed about Trump's eventual endgame for the shutdown tomorrow.
Democrats have vowed to block funding for a wall, which they say would be immoral and ineffective, and have called on Mr Trump to reopen shuttered portions of the government while border negotiations continue.
Her fellow Republican senators, Susan Collins of ME and Cory Gardner of Colorado, issued similar appeals last week. But even if blocked, Mr Trump could claim to his base that he had done what he could, while ending the damaging government shutdown.
However, 77% of Republicans said they supported his refusal to approve a budget without taxpayer dollars for the US-Mexico border wall, according to the Reuters/Ipsos poll. Such a move would likely be met with a court challenge.
Trump is expected to discuss what he calls a "humanitarian and national security crisis", although reports conflict about whether he will actually declare an emergency, as he has previously threatened.
That means most workers whose duties range from answering taxpayer questions to paying out refunds typically aren't at work. In 2018, the earliest date taxes could be filed was January 29, and the start of tax season will once again be in January.
As long as House Democrats stick to their guns, is hard to see a graceful exit strategy for Trump and Senate Republicans. But Trump also rejected his own administration's offer to accept $2.5 billion for the wall.
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He said the country has more than adequate such notes in the system with over 35 per cent of them by value in circulation. The high-value currency was introduced in November 2016, when the government scrapped the old 500/1000 bank notes.
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He also said he understood the predicament facing hundreds of thousands of federal workers who are not receiving their paychecks . The proposed wall is reportedly going to be made from steel, which Trump told reporters would be "less obtrusive" and "stronger".
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