Listen: President Trump, Heather Nauert And State Department discussed on This Morning with Gordon Deal
"Here's what we have for you this hour. Congress has approved a stopgap measure to keep the government funded for two more weeks, but a showdown over border wall. Funding has not been resolved. President Trump is expected to dominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's as UN ambassador. Slow moving storm moving east from New Mexico to Oklahoma could deliver snow ice power outages and tree damage, and what families are experiencing is. They're allowed to return to homes destroyed by California's worst wildfire. She said I want to go back with a screen for my my grandmother's wedding. Ring ring is like a family heirloom over a hundred years old. And actually this woman also was looking for a cat. Her cats abbey and Gracie. They left them behind with heavy out. So quickly Wall Street Journal reporter, Jim Carlton visited paradise California has families visit homes that no longer exists. His report in about ten minutes. The government will keep running at least for a couple of more weeks congress yesterday approved a two week extension for a key government funding deadline congressional leaders in both parties have indicated they do not want a partial shutdown, but Democrats and Republicans remain at an impasse over Mr. Trump's demand for five billion dollars for as long promised border wall. And the issue continues to be the key sticking point in negotiations. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, most of us speaking for myself, consider the wall immoral ineffective expensive and president said he promised is. He also promised Mexico would pay for it. So even if they did is immoral still. And then they're not going to pay for it. However because funding is now set to expire on December twenty first this sets up a showdown over spending just before Christmas that could trigger a partial government shutdown later this month the measure now heads to the White House for President Trump's signature. Multiple reports say President Trump today will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the US ambassador to the United Nations. Here's this morning's Dave Duncan misnomer. Who's forty eight is a former Fox News host who became State Department spokesman in April two thousand seventeen she also served as acting under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs briefly this year early in her career now at work does health insurance consultant she studied at mount Vernon seminary in college in Washington DC and Columbia University's journalism school. She would replace Nikki Haley who resigned suddenly in October. Gordon? Thank you. Dave, miss Nauert's. Candidacy had the strong support of secretary of state Mike Pompeo who came to trust her as a reliable voice. It was a stark turnaround from the arrow of Rex Tillerson, who's shut her out from his inner circle, she may face a tough confirmation battle given her lack of experience.."