Congress is refusing to fund the wall President Donald Trump would like to construct on the nation's southern border.
"Now, we do not know that the president will sign-on," John Berman said. "We do know that the co-president doesn't like it.
"They're full of crap when they say it hasn't made a big difference," Trump said about the fence in the Texas border city.
The video, recorded by a BBC cameraman, shows the moment a Trump supporter attacked the press.
"What's going on is gaslighting," Tara Setmayer said
The president sounded more like he was on the 2020 campaign trail than someone wanting to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
"All of us realized us that we had a bigger obligation to get back together," Senator Richard Shelby said.
Jake Tapper notes that El Paso's Republican Mayor Dee Margo also condemned Trump for the wrongful claims.
Trump's push for a massive wall is dominating Washington. But over the last two years, the administration has already erected a virtual wall to block people seeking refuge.
President Donald Trump is set to hold a rally Monday in El Paso, Texas, as the possibility of another shutdown over immigration looms.
"Whether or not [Trump] gets $1.6 billion from Congress, whether or not he gets $2.5 billion or $5.7 billion, he's going to do whatever he legally can to secure that border," Trump's acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said.
Despite Trump's comments, El Paso has not been considered one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. and violent crime actually increased after a border fence was built.
The Department of Homeland Security said Border Patrol in the San Diego sector has seen a 69 percent increase in apprehensions this fiscal year to date.
"Some people have used code words, some have come at it obliquely. He just full on, in the most racist terms, completely divorced from the truth or facts or reality or our experience here in El Paso, uses this to incite fear and paranoia and turn that to political gain," O'Rourke told the Washington Post.
"I love President Trump. And he's doing a great job. Absolutely. But I must say it's still up to the American people," the CBP agent told BlazeTV host Eric Bolling.
Vice President Mike Pence said the government shutdown was not a mistake because it showed Trump standing up for what he believed in.
"Such caravans are the result of Congress's inexcusable failure to fully fund a needed physical barrier," DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.
A West Virginia EMS director was suspended after posting a picture touting Trump's border wall that showed several decapitated dark-skinned men's heads behind a smiling white man.
The president's threat to build a "human wall" follows Sunday's announcement that nearly 4,000 additional U.S. troops would be deployed to the southern border.
"Am I supposed to be quiet because I can't write what I want, or I can only write what they want or makes them happy? No."
Andrew Napolitano did, however, say that declaring a national emergency would help Trump gain political points with his base.
"The public is solidly against the expansion of the border walls and remains sympathetic toward immigrants in the country illegally," said polling expert Jim Norman.