Donald Trump spends Christmas Day delivering poisonous TV rant

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"So we're going to have great wall there and we have other sections to give out".

Trump also groused that Democrats voted for border security in the past but claimed they are now against it now that he supports it, likening it to their criticism of former FBI Director James Comey before he fired him.

Trump speaks with reporters after holding a video call with US military service members in the Oval Office on Christmas morning in Washington, on Tuesday.

President Donald Trump answers questions from the media after speaking with members of the military by video conference on Christmas Day, in the Oval Office of the White House.

"I mean border security is great, but basically, that feels like extortion when he is holding our jobs hostage for this shutdown", said Raekwon Snyder, a government contractor for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) who lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with his girlfriend and their 8-month-old son.

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However, some 800,000 government workers are affected while some services that include parks and museums would be closed during the shutdown. Just remember: "the people in our country, we're very proud of you".

Trump added that he wants to have the wall in place "by election time", apparently referring to November 2020 when he is up for re-election.

The shutdown - which could last into the new year - is the result of an impasse between Republicans, Democrats and the White House over how much money to allocate to President Donald Trump's border wall.

"Democrats can come out and say they supported billions for fencing, but when push comes to shove, and this is something that will get passed into law, they suddenly back off", Chmielenski said.

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Trump excused federal employees from work on Monday and Christmas is a federal holiday, meaning the public could begin feeling the shutdown's effects on Wednesday.

The president doubled down on his belief that Democrats are not supporting funds to build a border wall exclusively because he made the issue a central theme of his campaign and agenda in the White House. While the caravan of thousands approached our borders, Democrats argued that it was no more than a spontaneous effort by oppressed women and children seeking a safe harbor.

Leading Democrats Senator Chuck Schumer and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi claimed Mr Trump "wanted the shutdown, but he seems not to know how to get himself out it". Roughly 420,000 workers were deemed essential and are working unpaid, while 380,000 were furloughed.

Building the wall was one of Trump's most frequently repeated campaign promises, but Democrats are vehemently opposed to it.

"And we've renovated a massive amount of wall and in addition to that - and I think ever, very importantly -we've built a lot of new wall, so it's all being built", he explained. He said he would make Mexico pay for it, but Mexico has refused.

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