Listen: President Trump, President And TSA discussed on WBZ Morning News
"Lawler and our top stories. The partial government shutdown goes on is still no deal between the White House and Democrats to end it CBS has Deborah Rodriguez has the latest we are now in day eighteen of a partial government shutdown and the president is taking a step toward laying the groundwork to declare a national emergency CBS's, Mark Liberman. President Trump will give his first primetime Oval Office address tonight. He'll argue is case to the American people for a wall at the US Mexico border. Absolute crisis, criminals and gang members coming through. It is national security. Issue. Mr. Trump has been making since the day he announced he was running for president in twenty fifteen. President trump. Well, talk about this shutdown and his bid for a wall on the border with Mexico in a primetime address tonight. WBZ will carry it beginning at nine pm tensions are rising with federal employees who have to work without pay including TSA employees. Are Josh binswanger spoke with ABC's Pete combs, not just TSA employees either. It's the folks in the control tower, and I have to make a distinction here. The TSA screeners they're essential personnel. They're working they're getting paid the air traffic controllers. They are also essential workers in. They're getting paid the people who aren't getting paid or the people behind the scenes, and you can look at it this way, if you consider that TSA screener or that aircraft the controller the race car driver will it's the pit crew that got basically hit by this shutdown. So growing numbers reportedly calling out sick at higher rates than normal. How many of these people are actually sick? And how many folks trying to make a statement? Well, you know, I think there are some who are making a statement. And there might be a few. Whore sick. But there's a more practical issue here for a lot of people who live paycheck to paycheck, and there are people in the government who just like the rest of us who have that issue. Well, now, you're talking about being unpaid for seventeen days, you're have a president who says this could go on for weeks months, and if those people are being affected he says, they'll just have to make adjustments. Well, some people are already already hurting at Boston's Logan airport. Six air traffic controllers are among those who have been furloughed five thirty two a car slams into the old Marty's liquor store in Austin this morning on north bacon street. Driver was taken away in handcuffs the car crashed right through the glass of the front entrance. One. Other person was taken to the hospital and college football's national champion is Clemson Tigers.."