Posted by on January 8, 2019 9:30 am
Categories: µ Newsjones

Primetime speech laying out president’s justification for border wall comes as shutdown enters its 18th day

Donald Trump will argue in a nationwide address on Tuesday that the US-Mexico border is in a state of “crisis” that necessitates the wall he has long promised to build.

The speech, which will mark Trump’s first from the Oval Office as president, comes as about 800,000 federal workers remain without pay amid a partial shutdown of the US government.

Good morning everyone! Sabrina Siddiqui here, planning to take you through what promises to be yet another action-packed day.

The big event: Donald Trump will deliver a primetime address laying out the justification (or so he says) for his promised wall along the US-Mexico border.

Continue reading…