"If I know
The State of the Union "was supposed to be a speech to bring us together," Marshall said. Talking about the option of declaring a national emergency if the wall is not funded certainly would have been very divisive as Trump addressed the joint session, Marshall noted.
The longest federal government shutdown ran 35 days, ending
"I'm not hearing much progress being made," Marshall said. "I don't see it going anywhere," he said. He thinks Democratic Speaker of the House
Similar legislation passed the House in the last session but did not come out of the
Marshall said he wished every Kansan would have been with him on the House floor Tuesday, as
Why don't they turn that into positive legislation, whether it's addressing immigration reform or some other issue, Marshall said he thought.
There is bipartisan support for infrastructure funding, and Marshall said behind-the-scenes work is taking place to produce an infrastructure proposal.
Marshall, who said this past weekend while in
When Trump walked out of the House chamber Tuesday, he shook the Congressman's hand, looked him in the eye, and said, "'Thank you, thank you,'" Marshall recounted. Trump was grateful for support and has had some "pretty tough times" recently, Marshall said. "He's a person, too," Marshall said.
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