Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Collman, from Lexington in SC, also told the newspaper that she was glad to be able to talk with the U.S. president.

The North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) tweeted Friday that it "will continue with its 63-year tradition of NORAD Tracks Santa on December 24" even in the event of a shutdown, which is great for the world's population of internet-savvy children but also the rest of us, given the necessity of NORAD's function.

A scientist answered and asked her if she would like to speak with the president.

For six minutes she was on hold - no music just silence - before the president came on the line.

"It's just too freaking fantastic that Trump spent his Christmas Eve calling seven year olds and telling them believing in Santa at their age is 'marginal, '" Democratic Senator Chris Murphy said on his Twitter account.

Footage of the incident circulating on social media shows Mr Trump then telling the boy: "Because at seven, it's marginal, right?"

The boy named Coleman had a chat with Trump last night on Christmas Eve when the president asked him in a video that has become viral: 'Merry Christmas.

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Trump speaks with reporters after holding a video call with USA military service members in the Oval Office on Christmas morning in Washington, on Tuesday.

Children who called the U.S. military's North American Aerospace Defense Command to track Santa Claus' annual trip around the world were greeted by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Christmas Eve Monday.

Mr Trump most likely would have been attending Christmas services at church near his estate in Palm Beach, Florida.

US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday he would not reopen the government until he gets $5 billion to fund his border wall, as the partial government shutdown dragged into a fourth day.

Trump spoke by video conference to members of all five branches of the USA military.

800,000 of 2.1 million federal employees have been affected, with nine of 15 government departments being officially de-funded.

"I thought it would be wrong for me to be with my family", he told reporters in the Oval Office after the give and take with members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard from their stations in Guam, Bahrain, Qatar and Alaska. "I would like to ask if he has any kids", she said.

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