President Trump will address the nation Tuesday night

Posted at 3:49 PM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 17:56:44-05

WASHINGTON (NBC News) – There are no signs of compromise as the government shutdown enters its third week.

President Trump will address the nation Tuesday night, with a focus on border security, before traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border later in the week.

KOAA-TV will carry the event live on-air at 7 p.m., online, and within the News5 App.

Last week Mr. Trump threatened to declare a national emergency and reallocate military funds to build the border wall at the center of the ongoing budget dispute.

Senate Democrats, meanwhile, are taking a stand by threatening to block any further legislation until there’s a vote to reopen the government.

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