They "almost seem to have like a sexual fetish for a cement wall … a big beautiful erection of a wall," S.E. Cupp said, taking aim at Ann Coulter and others.
"We lost the election in November and now we've lost six weeks to get our strength back, to get our position back," GOP Representative Peter T. King of New York said.
"So let me get this straight, you were convinced Donald Trump was the guy, you voted for him…and now you're finding out he's a lying con man?" Maher asked his guest.
In a speech on Friday, the president said he will shut down the government again or declare a national emergency if a border wall deal isn't made by Feb. 15.
The Government Employee Fair Treatment Act, which President Trump has signed, guarantees that federal workers will swiftly receive back pay.
"Overall, more Americans now oppose expanding the U.S.-Mexico border wall since last asked in 2016," the Chicago Council on Global Affairs reported.
"This is your fault," Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson reportedly told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a private Republican luncheon.
There are still hurdles to jump when it comes to hashing out the details.
It's unclear where lawmakers and the president will go from here in order to reopen the government.
Former cartel members testified that narcotics were hidden in shipping containers, passenger cars with hidden compartments, trucks, tanker trains and even cans of jalapeños.
"That is not a Christian gesture," the pope has said about the president's claim that Mexico would pay for the wall.
"We get that this is unfair to you, but this is so much bigger than any one person.... It's going to be for the future of our country," said Trump.
"Marist/NPR/PBS Poll shows President Trump's approval rating among Latinos going to 50%," Trump tweeted on Tuesday.
Representatives of two major aviation unions warned that mass flight cancelations could soon occur if the shutdown drags on.
"There's no way to look at [MLK's] history and align it with this administration," Julian Zelizer, a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, told CNN.
The government shutdown is now into its 30th day.
"You could open the government tomorrow," Chris Wallace repeated several times.
Coulter wasn't happy with Trump's offer to exchange extended DACA protections for his proposed border wall.
Not only is San Antonio 150 miles from the border, it doesn't have a wall.
Prior to Trump's announcement, which was leaked and reported by numerous outlets, Democrats had already rejected it as a "non-starter."
On the 28th day of the partial government shutdown, Texas Republican Rep. Will Hurd described the hype around illegal border crossings as a "myth" and slammed the president's proposed border wall, calling it a "third-century solution to a 21st-century problem."
"If you liked the president's border wall, wait until you see his space wall," arms control expert Joseph Cirincione said.