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"The downtown connector and number three. President Trump plans to use a prime time speech for the Oval Office to make the case for reporter wall ABC's, Jonathan Karl says Democrats think the president has painted himself into a corner with the White House believes the president believes is by highlighting the situation at the border pointed Democrats is not wanting to do anything to protective order. The president has said he may declare a national emergency to bypass congressional approval for the wall. Coming up at seven AM Jamie, Dupree's take the legality of that claim WSB news time is six forty six watching Washington and holding government accountable. Our Jamie Dupree leads WSB's continuing coverage of DC, James. Thank you. Meanwhile, Jaime's headlines this morning, Trump to address the nation that had immigration IRS to work either to shutdown Trump asked for seven billion more and border security funds. And that's a good place to start her in depth coverage here what's going on in the nation's capital. Don't lose track of the central issue here what the president specifically asking congress to do about border security. Here's Jamie do free. The White House is asking the congress for over seven billion dollars in new money to deal with the issue of border security with about half of the going to steal barrier along the Mexican border the request from the president also asks for hundreds of millions of dollars in extra money to hire new border patrol and immigration agents as well as new judges to deal with illegal immigration cases. The White House is also requesting one point six billion. Dollars to deal with the detention of migrants who are picked up by the border patrol along with funding over fifty thousand detention beds and other humanitarian needs originally the president asked for five point six billion in money for the wall. But now the package is growing closer to nine billion more than what Senate Republicans had originally put together for twenty nineteen. Also this morning. I heard Eric Erickson making the case for the border wall Monday afternoon in Atlanta's evening news here WSB, and the reason steel will be better than concrete border patrol agents have actually asked the president's team if they would consider revising this revising the plan, and you steal slats instead of an actual wall. They're hoping that if they use steel slats that are big enough that they can be hammered down into the ground because they are aware of tunneling operations along the border. But more importantly, they want steal slats because they want to be able to see through to the other side and see who's coming. Right. Not go. She took place on Monday says Jamie, Dupree's the partial government shutdown continues Hannity evidence in inventory consumer. They eighteen today. It will be the second longest in history. The longest was twenty one days. Jamie says this is the oddest government shutdown. He's ever covered. The halls of the capitol were quiet on Monday. The congress has not been working. Weekends. It's almost like everyone knows. There isn't going to be a deal. So that's the way the day. It will be in the nation's capital. The house will meet for legislative business two PM. The US supreme court this morning. We'll hear case in the timing of copyright. And then the Senate aims to begin debate on strengthen America's security in the Middle East act at three o'clock this afternoon updates throughout the day here on WSB, I eighty five issues our next traffic update less than three minutes. The only."