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Donald Trump to address the nation on US-Mexico border wall issue today

Trump is also scheduled to visit the Southern border on Thursday, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

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President Donald on Monday said he will "address the nation" on Tuesday night on his demand for a wall along the Mexico border to prevent illegal immigration, the differences over which has resulted in a partial government shutdown for over a fortnight.

Multiple television media outlets reported that they have received a request from the to disrupt their prime-time coverage Tuesday night for an Oval Office address to the nation by

Trump, who is at loggerheads with the Democrates over funding of the wall project, tweeted, "I am pleased to inform you that I will Address the Nation on the Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border. Tuesday night at 9:00 P.M. Eastern."

He is also scheduled to visit the Southern border on Thursday, the Press Secretary said.

First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 00:55 IST
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