President Trump Argues For A Border Wall In Oval Office Address President Trump made his case to the American people Tuesday night for why a massive wall along the Mexican border is necessary, using his first Oval Office address to outline his conditions for ending the 18-day-and-counting partial government shutdown. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's responded to the president's address. This episode: Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
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President Trump Argues For A Border Wall In Oval Office Address

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President Trump Argues For A Border Wall In Oval Office Address

President Trump Argues For A Border Wall In Oval Office Address

President Trump Argues For A Border Wall In Oval Office Address

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President Trump made his case to the American people Tuesday night for why a massive wall along the Mexican border is necessary, using his first Oval Office address to outline his conditions for ending the 18-day-and-counting partial government shutdown. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's responded to the president's address. This episode: Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, political editor Domenico Montanaro, and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.