Trump sounds alarm over 'invasion' at southern border, after returning from Texas

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats plan to move forward with bills to fund the government- but not Presid

Trump has also floated the idea of declaring a state of emergency to get the border wall funding as well.

Senator Graham caught the largest serving of Scarborough bile due to his complete transformation from a presidential candidate who warned the nation about Trump to one of his leading apologists/toadies.

"That same Lindsey Graham who actually followed John McCain's lead for so long is actually the Republican who is using his position as Senate chairman of the Judiciary Committee to encourage Donald Trump to declare a national emergency and illegally seize Article I powers if he doesn't get his way on the border wall", Scarborough said.

Entering its 21st day, the partial shutdown on Friday tied the record for the longest in US history.

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Trump traveled to the southern border in Texas on Thursday to highlight his push for a border wall.

While federal employees planned to show their disapproval of the shutdown publicly, McConnell blocked two bills Thursday that were passed by the House last week. I don't know what I would do.

TV News operations trotted out those clips after Trump insisted, as he crossed the White House lawn headed for Texas, that he had never said Mexico would actually cut the US a check for the Wall.

Trump to focus on border 'crisis,' seek wall support in televised address
Schumer of NY on Monday night said any spending bill with that much wall funding "can't pass either chamber of Congress". Hundreds of thousands of federal workers face missed paychecks Friday as the shutdown drags through a third week.

The Senate has approved a bill to ensure that all federal employees will be paid retroactively after the partial government shutdown ends.

Vice President Mike Pence visited the Washington headquarters for US Customs and Border Protection and pledged that the administration will keep fighting for the border wall.

Asked about the plight of those going without pay, the president shifted the focus, saying he felt badly "for people that have family members that have been killed" by criminals who came over the border.

He originally was willing to offer $1.6 billion for border security, but that changed after an earlier contentious meeting with the president before the shutdown on December 11.

On Friday, government workers missed their first payday of this shutdown.

"Siphoning funding from real disasters to pay for a crisis manufactured by the president is wholly unacceptable and the American people won't fall for it", said Velazquez in a statement. Border Patrol McAllen Station and the Rio Grande.

In an ominous sign for those seeking a swift end to the showdown, Trump announced he was canceling his trip to Davos, Switzerland, scheduled for later this month, citing Democrats' "intransigence" on border security.

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