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In address, Trump relies on fear to sell immigration message

Clip: 01/09/2019 | 30m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office with an appeal for $5.7 billion to build a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, calling illegal immigration "a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul." After the president's remarks, Democratic congressional leaders spoke, followed by analysis from Amna Nawaz, Lisa Desjardins, Yamiche Alcindor, Amy Walter and Judy Woodruff.

Aired: 01/09/19

Rating: NR

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