Speaker Pelosi asks President Trump to postpone State of the Union address

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The president hosted the Clemson team at the White House Monday night to celebrate the team's win over Alabama, serving a spread the included McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's. "300 hamburgers, many, many french fries - all of our favorite foods". "So I think we're going to have a little fun", he added. This is about showing them how a proper celebration looks in adulthood.

Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Clemson Tigers speaks to the media during the press conference after Clemson beat the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on January 7, 2019.

If Clemson is lucky, maybe Ronald McDonald will make an appearance.

"They could stand with common sense, with border experts, with federal workers, and with their own past voting records by the way, or they could continue to remain passive spectators complaining from the sidelines as the speaker refuses to negotiate with the White House", McConnell said.

"Overall opinion on the wall is little changed from previous year, but these views have never been more sharply divided along partisan lines", a press release summarizing the poll said.

House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey says the shutdown is creating pain and misery for families, businesses and communities across the U.S.

Visiting players are typically offered a meal from the White House kitchen, but Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump's press secretary, said the government shutdown necessitated a new menu.

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Matt Bockhorst, another player, was pictured eyeing the platter of Big Macs before grabbing two. I think he's where the American people are. Bockhorst said on Twitter in response to the photo.

The fast-food feast apparently startled some of the players. So we went out and we ordered American fast food, paid for by me.

Much of the Executive Residence staff, who are ordinarily responsible for catering such receptions, are either furloughed or at home because of the federal government snow closure.

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to reschedule the annual State of the Union address until the federal government fully reopens, as a partial shutdown stretched into its 26th day with no signs of resolution.

That's according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who told reporters the chamber "will not be on recess if the government is shut down".

"We have everything that I like, that you like", Trump continued, "and I know no matter what we did, there's nothing you could have that's better than that, right?" Because we have a shutdown. It's incredibly sexist.... We are not all here to make salads for men.

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