Trump heads to TV, border as fed workers face paycheck sting

Two people embrace on the U.S. side of the border, seen through the border wall Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, seen from along the beach in Tijuana, Mexico. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Monday the White House is looking into the legality of declaring a national emergency to circumvent Congress and begin construction on President Donald Trump's long-promised Southern border wall. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

WASHINGTON — With no breakthrough in sight, President Donald Trump will argue his case to the nation Tuesday night that a “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall he’s demanding before ending the partial government shutdown. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers face missed paychecks Friday as the shutdown drags through a third week.