The president also referred to how drugs such as meth, heroin, and fentanyl were coming through the southern border, and that this would be stymied by a wall that would pay for itself with a new trade deal with Mexico.
A TV executive, speaking on condition of anonymity, observed: "He calls us fake news all the time, but needs access to airwaves and cable pipes to deliver his false narrative".
Fox News Channel with 8.044 million viewers and CBS with 8.043 million were in a virtual dead heat as the top destination.
And Trump's speech had a carryover effect for Fox News. Ratings measured a slightly higher numbers of viewers watching the Democratic response following Trump's Oval Office speech that attempted to justify the wall he promised throughout his campaign.
"Just because you say it's a crisis doesn't necessarily make it one", ABC White House correspondent Cecilia Vega said following the president's address.
The late-night funnyman also took aim at the official Democratic response from Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, which was widely mocked for their wooden delivery and freakish staging, with the pair squished together behind one podium.
"The big scam of last night - other than the more than half a dozen lies that were repeated by the president of the United States on roadblock network coverage - is the actual crisis is a fabrication", she noted. Fox News was second with 8.04 million.
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It's also hard to know what such a part would be called given that Radeon VII is a clear reference to the 7nm process. For gamers, AMD Radeon VII enables maximum settings for extreme framerates at the highest resolutions.
IRS will pay refunds during government shutdown, official says
Committee staff said Monday they were struggling to get clarity from administration officials, many of whom are out on furlough. But committee lawyers believe the law prohibits such a move, because refunds are paid out of the government's general fund.
AT&T gets mocked by Verizon, T-Mobile for fake 5G network
In other words, the presence of that 5G E logo on existing phones that lack the necessary 5G hardware is a little ridiculous. While those improvements should help boost LTE speeds, it doesn't bring them anywhere near what 5G will be capable of.
Manchester City vs. Burton Albion (Carabao Cup)
Even that felt generous after just five minutes, when De Bruyne's goal began a rout that turned into a humiliation. Six became seven a few moments later when Jesus grabbed his fourth with Sane heavily involved once again.