Listen: President Trump, President And Paula Reid discussed on 24 Hour News
"At nine o'clock. President Trump will tell the nation why he thinks we need a wall on the southern border. The president wants more than five billion dollars to build it. Democrats are refusing to fund it, where's the stalemate has led to a partial government shutdown affecting about eight hundred thousand federal employees and contractors UBS news. Correspondent Paula Reid reports negotiations are at a standstill. Not really clear how long it will be until it's over what you heard the president say just last week that he was willing to commit to the shutdown for years over border security, but politically that's likely not going to be a reality. Because not only do you. Hundreds of thousands of workers are not receiving paychecks in a few weeks federal courts could shut down the democratic house refuses to provide funding for border wall. So the the president is threatening to declare a national emergency to get it built here. CBS reporter Joe Cole. Then the president does have broad powers to declare a national emergency at times of crisis. And what the president is considering doing is using those powers to free up some different pots of money one area that the administration has been looking at is this one provision that would allow them to activate the military to use a military construction budget to start building the wall, and you can hear President Trump's speech tonight at nine on KYW NewsRadio.."