Trump announced Monday that he will speak to the nation Tuesday night about illegal immigration and border security as the US enters day 18 of a partial government shutdown in a fight over funding a border wall.
The president said that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration.
The president says among those hit hardest by illegal immigration are African-Americans and Hispanics, though he did not provide any evidence to back that up.
Trump is demanding $5.7 billion for the wall, an idea Democrats reject as costly and ineffective in protecting USA security. He claimed they could resolve the standoff in "45 minutes", but previous meetings have led to no agreement as Trump insists on the wall that was his signature promise in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The partial government shutdown reached its 18th day, making the closure the second-longest in history.
President Donald Trump delivered his scripted response to the deepening Washington stalemate over his border wall on Tuesday night.
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"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.
Trump ticked off a string of statistics and claims to make his case that there is a crisis at the border, but a number of his statements were misleading, such as saying the new trade deal with Mexico would pay for the wall, or suggesting through gruesome examples that immigrants are more likely to commit crime.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Trump should reopen the government, while talks continue.
Standing alongside her, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said America's symbol "should be the Statute of Liberty, not a 30-foot wall".
Alan Jacobs says when it comes to Donald Trump people for and against his Presidency probably already had their minds up before he made his address. Less than a week after Democrats seized control of the House, Pelosi and Schumer stood side-by-side at a lectern in a joint appearance that appeared created to emphasize their party's unity.