Governor Phil Bryant delivered his final State of the State address at the State Capitol Tuesday night. Bryant used the opportunity to talk about the state’s success, reflect on certain themes, and challenging lawmakers.
The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.
President Donald Trump used a speech before a large group of farmers to defend his push for a border wall or steel barrier along the U.S. border with Mexico. The president also assured farmers that his administration is working to help their industry.
Leaving the White House for a trip to New Orleans, Trump said he had dismissed the proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over Trump's long-promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.