But Trump did not budge on his $5.7 billion demand for the wall and, in essence, offered to temporarily roll-back some of his own hawkish immigration actions - actions that have been blocked by federal courts.
"They don't see crime & drugs, they only see 2020 - which they are not going to win". "We have been reaching out to members in the House and the Senate and we are looking forward to taking this legislation forward this coming week". Trump wrote in a murky message to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. "She is so petrified of the "lefties" in her party that she has lost control", he said in a posting.
".And by the way, clean up the streets in San Francisco, they are disgusting!" he added, in a seemingly gratuitous aside. The American people are exhausted of this sheer dysfunction, and we shouldn't validate or accept it.
"President Trump's remarks today failed to acknowledge the pain and suffering he has caused to federal workers, contractors, and millions of Americans with this unnecessary government shutdown, and his rhetoric toward immigrants was inflammatory and unproductive", the statement said.
Democratic lawmakers on Saturday rejected President Donald Trump's proposal to extend some non-permanent protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding.
The proposal McConnell will put on the floor this week is more than just what the president laid out today - including some pieces created to put Democrats in a more hard position.
Trump called his proposal a "common sense compromise both parties should embrace", touting that there is "lots of compromise" in it.
Democrats have so far refused to provide any funding for the border wall and have insisted that Trump reopen the government before a broader immigration or border security deal can be hashed out.
The offer also was assailed by prominent anti-immigrant voices, which denounced it as tantamount to amnesty. Trump laid out additional concessions Saturday that include providing deportation relief to about 700,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children and 300,000 immigrants with temporary protected status.
He said that while there would be "no big push" to remove the 11 million people in the country illegally, he warned: "'but be careful, Nancy!"
West Michigan Second District Congressman Bill Huizenga issued a statement Saturday night in response to Trump's address. He's said 'you know what? "That's a longer debate and obviously not something we can solve quickly".
"I just don't think he has any alternative except to declare a national emergency", Stephen Bannon, the president's former chief strategist, told The Hill.
On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. "Come to the table in a spirit of good faith".
Still, in the eyes of many White House officials, the prospect that Trump could use the proposal to shift blame for the shutdown and pressure Democrats to end the impasse was worth trying.
Additionally, Lujan said, "Democrats have been clear from day one".
Hoyer did acknowledge that Trump's proposal included some items that have been proposed by Democrats.
Asked by NBC's Chuck Todd whether Trump's offer signals "progress", Sen.
With the rejection of President Trump's latest border security compromise Democrats have rejected security for Americans on many different levels.
"We can not reward the kind of behavior of hostage taking", Warner said on "Meet the Press".
The government has been partially shut down for weeks during this standoff.
In a video posted to Twitter late Friday, Trump said both sides should "take the politics out of it" and "get to work" to "make a deal".
Other Democrats on Sunday largely echoed her position.
The Senate will take a vote on the plan next week, and Mr. Mulvaney said the fate of the shutdown - and workers' paychecks - rests on it.
The Democrats and Republicans have clashed over Donald Trump's championed border wall, with Congress refusing to grant the president over $5 billion of funding for the project, leading to the partial shutdown of the United States government.
Trump's son-in-law and senior aide, Jared Kushner, has led the work on the proposals, said three people familiar with White House thinking who were not authorized to speak publicly.
Democrats have passed several bills out of the House to fund and reopen agencies that are now shutdown.
He added, "The only responsible path forward is to reopen the government immediately".
On Sunday, Trump addressed Pelosi in a tweet, saying he is "still thinking about" the speech and that there are "so many options", including delivering it in person before Congress as originally planned.
"Mostly, he's lashed out at the media for running stories on the FBI investigation into whether he "colluded" with Russian Federation to get elected - ".@newtgingrich just stated that there has been no president since Abraham Lincoln who has been treated worse or more unfairly by the media than your favorite President, me!