Michael Strahan promises Clemson 'proper meal' after White House fast food

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has seen a marked recovery despite concerns over the government shutdown

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has seen a marked recovery despite concerns over the government shutdown

Trump has demanded that Democrats, newly empowered in the House of Representatives, designate $5.7bn to build a wall along the southern border as part of legislation to fund the government. Instead, Democrats say they will allocate more than $1.3bn for broader border security measures that do not include a wall.

"So I had a choice", he said during the meal. It's great to see because we need border security.

Trump is scheduled to deliver his televised annual address to a Joint Session of Congress on January 29, but Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested he put those plans on hold amid the partial government shutdown.

"And in many cases you're putting important projects at risk and scaring the bejesus out of a lot of people about whether or not they're going to be able to pay their rent or their mortgage or buy food or whatever", he said.

"There is definitely a sense that there is a deadline approaching, which would be next Tuesday, to make sure that we're able to solve this problem", said Mercedes Schlapp, a White House spokeswoman.

Noting that the food was "piled up a mile high", Trump then said he "just wanted to see what was left". "It was good", Lawrence told TMZ Sports.

Trump invited a bipartisan group of members of Congress for lunch to discuss the standoff but the White House said Democrats turned down the invitation.

Lawrence refuted the image in a tweet, saying he never made those remarks and the trip to the White House was "awesome".

Trump thanked the team for coming and said he was impressed with their season. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wrote on Twitter.

Person driving blindfolded crashes while playing the 'Bird Box Challenge'
Police officers said the 17-year-old drifted into oncoming traffic and hit another auto after pulling a hat over her eyes. Police in Utah say a teen participating in the latest viral challenge caused a crash.

Though no Democrats ultimately chose to go to Tuesday's lunch, Democratic leaders left it up to rank-and-file members to decide for themselves.

The governor said he was "most worried" about what would happen with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps.

Meanwhile, the effects of the partial government closure intensified around the country, with workers facing deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills.

The recess week was expected to be the first of the new Congress and some lawmakers already scheduled town halls and other events in their home states.

The partial shutdown is the longest in United States history and its effects have begun to reverberate across the country.

The New York Democrat insisted Monday that the only reason for the shutdown was that Trump had changed his mind about signing spending bills that the Senate had passed previous year Trump backed off any signings in late December after some House conservatives urged Trump to insist on securing money for his promised border wall.

Steph Curry already burned President Trump when the Warriors declined an invitation to the White House after winning the National Basketball Association championship.

In a meeting Monday night, Pelosi and Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told fellow party leaders they were fine with rank-and-file members meeting with Trump, a source in the meeting told The Hill.

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