Trump to address nation about 'crisis' at border
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January 07, 2019 02:15 PM
President Donald Trump says he will address the nation Tuesday night about what says is a "crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump's prime-time address will come amid a partial government shutdown caused by his insistence that Congress give him more than $5 billion to build a wall on the border. Congressional Democrats are refusing to pay for a wall.
Trump also plans a trip Thursday to the southern border to highlight his demands for the wall.
Trump tweets that he will address the nation at 9 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday.
I am pleased to inform you that I will Address the Nation on the Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border. Tuesday night at 9:00 P.M. Eastern.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 7, 2019
Updated: January 07, 2019 02:15 PM
Created: January 07, 2019 02:09 PM
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