WATCH LIVE: President Trump Makes Remarks On Government Shutdown

 

WASHINGTON, DC (WBZ-AM/AP) — President Trump delivers a statement on the government shutdown from the White House Friday.

You may watch the President's remarks in the video player above.

His appearance is set for approximately 1:30 p.m. EDT. 

Press secretary Sarah Sanders tweets that Trump will "make remarks" but she's offering no more details about what the president will say.

The Washington Post reports that Congressional leaders, Trump have reached a tentative deal to temporarily reopen the government without wall funds, according to Hill officials.

With President Trump’s approval, the pact would reopen the government for three weeks while leaving the issue of $5.7 billion for the U.S.-Mexico border wall to further talks.

The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations.

The partial Federal Government Shutdown is now in its 35th day.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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