This was clear at the beginning of the shutdown, because he had initially agreed to fund the government without money for a border wall - and he only called off that deal at the last minute when he saw how angry it made conservative media figures. Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer of NY on Monday night said any spending bill with that much wall funding "can't pass either chamber of Congress". For hours, NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS and CNN had internal debates on whether to air the address to the nation.
"Like they've done with other presidents in other times, the networks should refuse to turn over the airwaves to Donald Trump tonight for what they know objectively to be a steady stream of lies", MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski said on "Morning Joe" Tuesday.
The administration has steadfastly refused to take steps that would restore funding to some agencies, believing the shutdown is its best leverage to secure the wall funds. That's because of stats like those compiled by the Washington Post's Fact Checker team: the president, through December 31, Trump has uttered 7,645 false or misleading statements. Hoyer said he believes even more Republicans could join them later this week when Democrats begin holding votes on individual spending bills that were written past year by GOP committees.
"I have not discussed the border wall with President Trump, and do not support him on the issue", Carter said in a statement tweeted by The Carter Center on Monday afternoon.
Democrats say Trump's request is too high and urge Trump to support passage of legislation funding the government immediately and then negotiate border security, including a wall, over the next few weeks.
During the shutdown, President Trump cancelled a planned trip to Florida for the holidays and has remained at the White House. "Some of them have told me that we should have done it".
Pence says he's seen "clips of previous presidents talking about the importance of border security and the importance of addressing illegal immigration". Fearing he could lose a messaging battle as more Americans feel the pain of a shuttered government, Trump will escalate his warnings that the country is unsafe without the border wall he promised as a candidate.
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That final three to win the game in overtime was wild because he was well-defended by two players and still made it. Kobe Bryant is the only other player in the last 30 years that's scored at least 40 points in five straight games.
Amid his talk of crisis, Trump is considering declaring the border situation a national emergency.
It's unclear where the shutdown stalemate ends.
While both of these statutes provide some legal cover if the president declares a state of emergency to fund the border wall, they each raise important questions. An effort is being made to hold the GOP coalition together on behalf of the president and border security.
But he said that if Trump did use a national emergency, the president would be like authoritarian leaders of other nations who use martial law to circumvent the rule of law.
Pence also said the idea of an emergency declaration remains a possibility.
"We don't think that's the American way", Hoyer told reporters on Tuesday.
But Trump and the Transportation Security Administration pushed back on any suggestion that the call-outs represented a "sickout" that was having a significant effect on USA air travel. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers face missed paychecks Friday as the shutdown drags through a third week.
If the court sides with Sears, the company will go ahead with a scheduled auction of company assets January 14. But the fact that Sears has an offer that seeks to rescue it doesn't guarantee it will escape liquidation.
Chinese economic growth fell to a post-global crisis of 6.5 percent in the quarter ending in September. Yet those very pressures, analysts say, give the two countries a stronger incentive to make peace.
It was Pederson's final gamble in a bid to mentally shake the Bears' kicker - and it worked. "I thought I hit a good ball". Foles will lead the Eagles into New Orleans on Sunday as the Birds face the Saints in the Divisional Round.
According to SportMediaset , Ramsey has already signed a pre-contract the Bianconeri and will link up with the club next season. Former Juventus midfielder Pirlo has urged the Serie A champions to seize the chance to sign the versatile Arsenal midfielder.
Having said that, there is a long way to go as many of their rights are still restricted to having a male guardianship system. This is supposed to reduce the number of Saudi Men who end marriages with their wives without telling their wives.
She also supports universal health care, tuition-free public college and massive government investment to combat climate change. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It's going to require a lot of rapid change that we don't even conceive as possible right now.
Washington said she made a U-turn and hopped back on the Sam Houston Tollway, speeding, heading for the hospital. Gonzalez said his office is revisiting the 2017 case as part of the investigation into Jazmine's death.
There will be no tax hikes to fund NYC Care, which will be financed by the city's public health budget. Mayor de Blasio is an expert at unveiling cloud-castles and proclaiming himself a master builder.
Federer goes for a record third Hopman Cup title when the Swiss team faces either host Australia or Germany in Saturday's final. Switzerland won the since 1989, held Hopman Cup for the fourth Time - not least thanks to a superior Federer.
It not yet clear when the results would be ready, he said, adding: "It will not be possible to announce the results tomorrow". More will deploy as needed to Gabon, Congo or neighboring Republic of Congo, he wrote.
Fourth-tier teams prove FA Cup fairytale lives on
Watford manager Javi Gracia changed his entire starting lineup from the team that drew 3-3 at AFC Bournemouth last week. However, Foxes captain Morgan - who started the match - said: "I think any criticism (of Puel) would be unfair".
Marvel releases new teaser for 'Captain Marvel'
The universe needs saving and it's time for Captain Marvel to enter the fray, which is the MCU's first female-led superhero movie. Lee Pace's baddie is set to make a return, before his days of taking on the heroes in 'Guardians of the Galaxy '.
Justin Fields Is Moving On
With Fields gone, Fromm is Georgia's only scholarship quarterback on the roster at the moment, but reinforcements are coming. He is expecting to be eligible right away after submitting a waiver request to the one-year transfer ineligibility rule.
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Many viewers have named her speech as as one of the most touching and memorable moments of the night. To you, Brian May , to you, Roger Taylor , for ensuring that authenticity remains in the world.
Gas leak likely cause of 'Escape Room' fire in Poland
National fire commander Leszek Suski said that more than 100 were found to be unsafe and 13 facilities were immediately shut down. Local police press officer Monika Kosiec told reporters that the injured man was thought to be 25 years old.
Faf suspended for final Test against Pakistan
I don't know what was going on; they were just better than us, but it was very disappointing; as a team we did not play well. Steyn drew level with Richard Hadlee of New Zealand in tenth place on 431 wickets on the all-time Test wicket-takers list.
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Both teams either through benching and new coaching philosophies have found themselves playing in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game. March Madness is fun, but of the 64 teams in the tournament, only about eight of them end up mattering to the big picture.
Apple is the new Nokia
At present, trade talks between China and the U.S. have been scheduled to be held in Beijing on January 7-8, according to CNBC . Along with macroeconomic challenges, he wrote , "we believe there are other factors broadly impacting our iPhone performance".