Some conservatives and libertarians have been warning that if Trump tries to bypass the federal government's legislative branch (the Senate and the House of Representatives) in order to create a border wall through an executive order, it would set a risky precedent. Yet, a senior administration official told reporters to expect a "traditional" address from a president who is anything but traditional. "Only since Donald Trump became president, they decide to oppose it".
Trump, Vice-President Mike Pence and White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney went over the speech on Monday night with about a dozen supporters including former campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, as well as Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, a source familiar with the meeting said.
Trump says he has not ruled out a second shutdown if Democrats don't agree.
For Trump and his inner circle, the wall has become the dominant policy concern, to the exclusion of almost all else: As an administration official told The New York Times last month, it has become a one-issue White House.
Trump responded that Schumer was "just upset that he didn't win the Senate, after spending a fortune". It's still an open question whether Trump caved to Democrats pressure on reopening the government last month because he wanted the SOTU so badly or whether the SOTU is happening because he retreated to avoid public anger. Democrats see little evidence the president is willing to compromise.
President Donald Trump refused to rule out another shutdown but also signaled that he could declare a national emergency to reallocate resources to fund a wall along the southern border.
Trump didn't seem to be in a new bipartisan mood late Tuesday morning when he tweeted that Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer was "already criticizing my State of the Union speech, even though he hasn't seen it yet". The state of Trump healthcare: failing American families.
Trump continued to push his wall in a Tuesday morning tweet ahead of his evening remarks, noting that the Pentagon has sent more troops to the United States southern border.
Bullying prevention is a key element of an initiative Mrs. Trump named "Be Best". But the administration doesn't need Nancy Pelosi's permission to carry on with regulatory reform, so look for Trump to lean into that in his speech.
"He also loves animals and hopes to pursue a related career in the future", the White House writes in their official statement.
By the time the public was made aware, her own brother had been complaining to her of his freezing cell for weeks, she said. Lighting was restored at the end of the day Sunday, NBC New York reports , but that was far from the end of the ordeal.
John , best known for his role on the long-running soap opera " Young and the Restless ", died Sunday, police said. John , who was 52, spent almost three decades in the role of Neil Winters on The Young and the Restless .
I used to have a small Superbowl party every year, if only for my kids. "No more! Not watching anymore", Blow wrote. Rams , nor Maroon 5 , and certainly not CBS for airing it. "My husband, he loves football". 'It is hard.
The Super Bowl halftime show (SBHTS) is even more talked about and is an extravagant affair with performances from top artists. However, Adam Levine was allowed to sing shirtless on stage after ripping off his clothes halfway through the performance.
The US president has ruled out any negotiations while maintaining that sending the US military to Venezuela was " an option ". Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez delivers a statement at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.
Huawei revealed its plan on unique foldable model a year ago and with a tweet it seems the brand is all set to surprise the world. Pet LetsGoDigital , it seems Huawei's foldable will open up to a tablet format and won't have a clamshell design.
The rumblings of Davis teaming up with LeBron started when he signed with LeBron's agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports Group. Indications were the friendship between Irving and James had deteriorated, and he sought to be the leader of his own team.
Asked on the board if she would be Meghan's doula, Ms Mishcon posted a winking emoji, adding: "I'm busy in Spring". However, the royal couple didn't appear to take the slip up too seriously, and the boy continued his explaining.
Man to appear in court following Brisbane airport bomb scare
The most serious charge was threatening to destroy an aviation facility, which carries a potential sentence of 10 years in prison. Police will allege the exclusion zone in Surfers Paradise was a precaution related to the Brisbane Airport incident.
Bow Wow Arrested After Atlanta Altercation
Officers said they "were unable to determine the primary aggressor of the altercation, so both parties" were charged with battery. TMZ obtained video of someone questioning Bow Wow about the arrest, but the rapper instead wanted to talk about sports.