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Being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The eighty two year old actor receives a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild all says, the idea of retiring is a living hell. The Screen Actors Guild awards are announced on Sunday twenty three before the hour the beach bomb a preview is featured on today's Hollywood minute, David Daniel checks and a little later. I'm John trout America in the morning continues from her chamber house speaker Nancy Pelosi says next week state of the union is off John Lawrence is keeping us. Updated. Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to the president Wednesday afternoon reiterating, no shutdown solution. No speech. The president responded hours later in a tweet. I will do the address when the shutdown is over. He also said he is not looking for another location to give the address I'm John Lawrence reporting today a crucial day in the Senate lawmakers may pass a measure to find some much needed common ground. Correspondent Linda Kenyon has the story today. The Senate will vote on amendments which Senate leaders claim could end the federal government shutdown. It's time to make a deal Senate majority. Leader Mitch McConnell says that deal will be voted on first. But Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says it's no deal at all. I vote on the president's plan includes radical changes to our asylum system and full funding the full funding, the president asked for the border wall in exchange for reopening. The government Senator McConnell says it's the only option that can open the federal government right away normal operations would resume federal workers would receive back pay and continue to be paid. If that measure fails to get the sixty votes needed to pass than the Senate will vote on the second measure, it does not demand anything before we reopen the government. It's simply reopened the government for three weeks in allows us to continue debating border security. But this Bill also requires sixty votes to pass and like the first Bill it's highly likely to fall short. If it does pass President Trump has warned he will veto it. So the Senate would need even more than the sixty votes in order to overcome that threaten presidential veto either way it will be hard to achieve those. Numbers. Unless a lot of Republicans crossed party lines. Senator McConnell says Senate Democrats across party lines instead and vote for the president's plan once and for all democratic friends are trying to come up with something anything to justify prolonging the.