Democrats Seek Equal TV Time to Respond to Trump Border Address
01:58, Jan 9, 2019
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Trump has scheduled a trip to the border Thursday to highlight his demands for a wall.
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Pence says he's seen "clips of previous presidents talking about the importance of border security and the importance of addressing illegal immigration".
"The president's position is: There is a crisis at the southern border, and Democrats are refusing to negotiate", Pence said, urging the Democrats to return to the negotiating table for a solution to end the ongoing partial government shutdown.
Earlier Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced that Trump will travel to the USA border with Mexico on Thursday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer say they will make the case themselves. The White House is committed to keeping the government partially shutdown until an agreement can be reached over funding for the border wall.
The partial government shutdown, which began on 22 December, has affected 25% of the government.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders announced the border trip on Twitter without providing details.
Trump has offered concessions, agreeing to build the barrier with steel rather than concrete.
In a pre-emptive move, the White House said Monday that tax refunds would be paid despite the shutdown. Democrats say there has been no evidence of suspected terrorists coming through the southern border and that Trump has no grounds to declare a national emergency over the issue.
Trump is asking for $5.6 billion for the border wall.
The president will continue pressing his case with a trip to the USA southern border on Thursday. Susan Collins, R-Maine, who said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should take up bills from the Democratic-led House.
Trump is insisting on $5.7 billion for a wall, which he said this weekend can be built out of steel, not concrete. Despite this consideration, however, Trump said he would much prefer to go through the congressional negotiations process.
His administration and Congress are deadlocked on funding the barrier.
Pelosi and Schumer have flatly refused to pay for the wall. After all, Trump has been undercutting Pence during the shutdown right from the very beginning, when Pence told lawmakers the president would sign the short-term spending bill that would prevent a shutdown even though it didn't include wall funding.
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