>> As the partial U.S. Government shutdown enters week five, President Donald Trump is gearing up to make an announcement on Saturday on the quote Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border, and the Shutdown.>> I think it will be an important statement.>> A source told Reuters, Trump will propose a compromise on immigration in his speech, but not relent on his demand for border wall funding.
The President will also offer backing for legislation to protect young immigrants known as Dreamers as well as temporary protected status holders, according to the source. For weeks, Congress has been divided over funding for a wall Trump promised to build along the border with Mexico. And tension has risen between the president and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
>> She's being controlled by the radical left which is a problem.>> Pelosi hit back at Trump on Friday for allegedly leaking her commercial travel plans to visit Afghanastan. After Trump denied her use of a military aircraft to make the trip.>> You never give advanced notice of going into a battle area.
You just never do.>> The Trump administration quickly denied leaking Pelosi's plans to travel with several other Democratic lawmakers.>> It is outrageous that she would accuse the president of the United States of putting any life in jeopardy.>> The White House, on Friday, also said it was barring US congressional travel on all government owned, or operated aircrafts during the partial government shutdown, unless approved by the administration.
As the two sides feud, the hardship grows daily for some 800,000 federal employees, who are furloughed or working without pay