Listen: White House, President And Chuck Schumer discussed on KDWN Programming
"News continues on this eighth day of January thirty four minutes past the hour. The White House says furloughed government workers worried about getting a paycheck during the partial government shutdown should call democratic lawmakers. White House spokesperson Mercedes slap told reporters on Monday. It's Democrats who won't come to the negotiating table in the partial government shutdown. I think that the president's gonna find ways to fund this fall. We obviously want to resolve the issue with congress. That's a priority. We feel that the Democrats are delaying this process we presented a letter to the yesterday with all of our requests in the needs from our career custom border patrol agents. The department of homeland security and that's our goal. It actually started drawing up plans. So look, we're we're finding ways to ensure that we can try to get the get the what we need to secure the border the resources, we need to secure the borders. We know this is not only a humanitarian crisis that we're seeing in the southern border. We're also seeing a national security crisis. This. The White House message to those federal workers protracted, Mr. first paycheck. It is so important that they call the Democrats, and basically tell the Democrats stopped the delay tactics. Let's negotiate for weeks. The White House has provided a good faith offer for weeks. The White House has done what they can they opened the doors to the White House to have the Tom and work here and negotiate. This is what it's about. It's about a negotiation. The Democrats themselves has said the importance of securing the border. I heard Nancy Pelosi. I heard Chuck Schumer. They said they said, yes, we agree. We need to secure the border. They have yet to provide the definition. Of course scary. Even the president was saying 'cause an ANSI kept getting stuck on the wall and the concrete wall on the president's like, look, let's look into steel come with me. Let's work together to come up with a design. Let's work with our border patrol agents to come up with a design that works at one point agree to a one point three billion. They're not they have not moved from not number in part of a negotiation that you're able to come to the metal. Last year the president complained at length about having on. Omnibus spending Bill, and what the Democrats would you is the six. Six of seven outstanding appropriations bills individuals. We have a crisis on the one of the most important agencies that we right now need to ensure that they have the resources that they need is department of homeland security. Absolutely. Absolutely does. Because this is this is why it's important for negotiations. We're asking for them to come to the table. They themselves want to secure the border Democrats want to secure the border, great content. The table. We are ready to negotiate. We're willing to come to deal reopen the government. Of course, the White House has also."