Updated on February 1, 2019 18:34 EST
Days before an address in the state to emphasize unity, President Trump said Friday night, in an exclusive interview with CBS, House spokesperson Nancy Pelosi as "very bad for the country "News" Face the Nation "- host Margaret Brennan.
The president also suggested that Pelosi "would not interfere with human trafficking," or she would not refuse to finance its border wall. Mr. Trump sat in the White House Blue House for nearly an hour on Friday afternoon in a lengthy interview, the CBS "Evening News" on Friday, CBSN, "Face the Nation" on Sunday morning and before the Super Bowl.
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Brennan's interview with the President comes a few days before his firstin a split government and two weeks before the state funding of several federal agencies and authorities on 15 February President continues to insist on billions for its border wall and has threatened at the border to declare a national which would give him the unilateral authority to use military means to build a wall without a congress suitability. Pelosi postponed his speech on the state of the Union, which had taken place this week, citing the closure of the government. She then invited the President again to give his address on Tuesday.
Mr. Trump has been skeptical of Capitol Hill's ongoing. He says he does not believe the legislature will reach a deal on financing its border wall. Mr. Trump, who insists that the southern border is porous and unleashes an explosive crime in the US, said that Pelosi is doing "terrible damage" to our country.
"They – they cost the country hundreds of billions of dollars, because it happens when you have a porous border and when drugs are poured in and when people around the country die because of people like Nancy Pelosi, people die out of political Give adequate border security because it causes terrible damage to our country, "the president told Brennan on Friday.
Pelosi Deputy Chief of Staff Drew Hammill responded to the President's remarks and said, "The President knows that apart from the commitment of the Democrats to secure our borders while preserving our values as a nation President should stop undermining the efforts of the two parties to do exactly that. "
The interview before the Super Bowl is an established tradition. For nearly two decades, presidents often sat in front of the Super Bowl for interviews. CBS sports reporter Jim Nantz first interviewed then-President George W. Bush before the Super Bowl began in 2004.
This was the President's fifth interview with CBS News in camera since he took office in January 2017.
More The interview will air on Sunday morning at 10:30 am and before Super Bowl Sunday at 3:30 pm on "Face the Nation".
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