President Trump on Saturday blamed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for being controlled by the far left, hours before he was due to make an "important" White House announcement of the partial government decommissioning and border security.
"She is being controlled by the radical left, which is a problem and you know she is in full control of the radical left. I think it is a very bad thing for her and I think it is a very bad thing for the Democrats, "he said.  WHITE HOUSE SUBJECTS PELOSIS STORAGE TASKS, AS FOLLOWS OF KABUL CABLE HIGH QUESTIONS ON COMPLAINT
Trump made the remarks on the way to Dover Air Force base where he was to meet with the soldiers' families killed in Syria ̵
Trump is scheduled to approach the nation at. from the White House. It is not clear what he wants to say, but he said on Friday that it would be "an important announcement on the humanitarian crisis on our southern border and the decommissioning" of the White House.
Speaking to journalists on Saturday, he said only that it would be an "important" statement and defended his position on border security: "Walls work."
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The government has been partially shut down for almost a month due to a deadlock between Republicans and Democrats over Trump's call for $ 5.7 billion. to fund a wall on the southern border. Democrats have ramed the figure and opposed a wall, instead of saying that they are ready to fund about. $ 1.3 billion for general border security.
Axios reported that Trump will extend an offer to Democrats to $ 5.7 billion for the wall in exchange for the BRIDGE law – which would extend the protection of illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children and were protected by the Obama era policy for deferred actions for children (DACA). It should also be legal to extend the legal status of TPS holders.
Meanwhile, The New York Times reported that House Democrats have added more than $ 1 billion in "cross-border spending" to a package of finance bills to re-open the government. The proposal would include $ 524 million for entry-level infrastructure, while another $ 563 million would be more immigration judges, Times reported.
The crisis escalated earlier this week as federalists continued to work without pay and had no solid break in negotiations seemed to come immediately.
Pelosi wrote to Trump earlier this week and urged him either to delay the EU address or send it in writing. Trump later canceled the military plane due to taking a democratic Congress delegation to Afghanistan, referring to the interruption.
"We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the shutdown is over. In view of the 800,000 large US workers who do not receive wages, I am sure you agree that postponing this promotional event is perfectly appropriate, "Trump wrote.
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The situation escalated on Friday when Pelosi's office accused the Trump administration of leaking plans for the Congress delegation to fly commercially to Afghanistan and say that the associated security risks forced them to postpone the trip. However, the White House refused violently to leak the claim and calls it a "flat out lie".