The standoff over funding for President Donald Trump’s wall continued into its 32nd day Tuesday.
Citing security concerns, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked the president to delay his State of the Union address until the government shutdown is resolved.
On Tuesday, Fox News reported that Trump plans to present his speech next week.
“Sources are telling us the White House delivered a letter to the sergeant of arms,” said reporter Eric Shawn.
“That letter requesting a walk-through as they plan to go ahead with that speech next Tuesday. This after how speaker Nancy Pelosi asked the president to delay the address because of government shutdown security concerns,” he said.
“The president is throwing down the gauntlet to the speaker,” he continued.
‘Not true at all’: CNN’s fact-checker says even the professor Trump cited on Google election fraud says president is lying
On Monday's edition of CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time," fact-checker Daniel Dale told host Chris Cuomo that not only is President Donald Trump's claim that Google threw over 2.6 million votes to Hillary Clinton a lie, the professor he's citing, Robert Epstein, has repudiated Trump's interpretation of it.
"It's not true at all," said Dale. "I spoke to the author of this study ... There are various questions about the quality of the study, but even the study's author says that the president didn't describe the study correctly. What the study's author says is he has no evidence that anything was manipulated, search results or votes themselves. What he says, and this is disputed, is that Google's search results showed bias during the 2016 election."
Maddow warns of Donald Trump causing massive gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia outbreak
The host of MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" warned of the Trump administration causing a widespread outbreak of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).
"But here’s a story that just broke this afternoon that I think is likely to have pretty profound consequences all over the country. And one of the reasons we know that -- or at least we have reason to suspect that -- is because we’ve already seen a few little case studies about how exactly this is going to go wrong, because there are a few states that sort of beat the rest of the country to the punchline on this one," Maddow explained.
Robert Reich reveals he bets against Larry Kudlow predictions: ‘I’ve actually made quite a bit of money’
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich revealed on MSNBC that he bets against the predictions made by Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump's director of the National Economic Council.
Anchor Chris Hayes interviewed Reich about the growing concern that President Donald Trump's trade wars are risking plunging the nation into a recession.
"As somebody who has been through a number of business cycles, has watched this administration and watched the sort of last administration working through recovering from Great Recession, where do you see us right now?" Hayes asked.
"Well, the fundamentals are actually, Chris, a little bit fragile," Reich replied.