Speaking in solemn tones from behind the Resolute Desk, he painted a dire picture of killings and drug deaths he argues come from unchecked illegal immigration.
Trump and Democrats remain at an impasse over border wall funding, with Trump so far refusing to agree to a spending bill that does not include border wall funding and Democrats refusing to support legislation that does fund a border wall. Pelosi, however, voted nay on both the Secure Fence Act and the Border Security Bill, but voted in favor of authorizing the Homeland Security Department in May 2005. There is not a wall around Obama's Washington home.
Lastly, he pointed at the dangers that "illegal aliens" posed for America and the history of violence that they have contributed to. "We don't think that's the American way". "This is a choice between right and wrong", he declared. When I took the oath of office, I swore to protect our country. So help me God.
Trump claims he's cutting FEMA aid for California wildfires
He doesn't have the power to unilaterally cancel federal funding for a particular agency's activities in a particular state. Trump tweeted that "unless they get their act together ..." "Attacking victims is yet another low for this president".
Minutes after the president's address to the nation wrapped up, reactions started pouring in on social media from prominent figures like politicians, authors, journalists and humanitarian organizations.
"First of all, the president gave an outstanding speech".
ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox broadcasting, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and MSNBC will air the Democratic rebuttal to the address after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requested an equivalent slot to the president's, reported The Associated Press.
The president has maintained he will declare a "national emergency" to obtain border wall funds if the talks aren't fruitful.
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Alphabet , maison mère de Google, reste installé à la troisième place du podium, avec 745 milliards de valeurs en Bourse. La dégringolade d'Apple Mais les entreprises du secteur. 797 milliards de dollars (soit environ 695 milliards d'euros).
The White House has previously acknowledged that the construction of a border wall will need to be funded by government dollars, but have insisted - as Schlapp did on Wednesday - that financial benefits from the revised, but still unratified, US-Mexico-Canada trade deal will ultimately cover the cost of the wall.
"I was a little bit anxious that when I heard Stephen Miller was leading this speech creation that we were going to have something really outrageous", he said, referring to Trump's senior policy adviser.
"Again, we saw a temper tantrum because he couldn't get his way". "No president should pound the table and demand he gets his way or else the government shuts down, hurting millions of Americans who are treated as leverage". He pointed to Pelosi, Schumer and Hillary Clinton's past support of southern border barriers and accused them of suddenly making the wall an issue of morality.
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