Trump unveils plan for ending shutdown, securing U.S.-Mexico border

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President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

No deal were the words from political opponents about a new proposal from President Donald Trump. Trump announced a plan to end the partial government shutdown, but opposition party Democrats are calling it “a non-starter.” CGTN’s Toby Muse reports.

Trump’s White House address

On Saturday, U.S. President Trump spoke his views on security at the southern border, the current political stalemate on the federal budget, and government shutdown as a result of his proposed border wall.

Pratik Chougule on Trump’s proposal to end government shutdown

Following President Trump’s address on the government shutdown,immigration, and border security, CGTN’s Frances Kuo was joined by former Trump advisor Pratik Chougule for his views on the administration’s strategy.