FOX 7 Discussion:President Trump set to address the country about border wall

As the government shutdown drags out, the president is hoping his speech Tuesday night will clear things up and lead to a deal between Democratic and Republican members of congress.

What he needs to say to make his case more credible?

The government shutdown, now is the second longest in U.S. history.

Democrats say President Trump is holding the government "hostage."

Tuesday night the president will address the country on his proposal for a border wall. 

Followed by a response from Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

 FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talked to Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak and Ed Espinoza from Progress Texas about President Trump addressing the nation about funding a U.S. Mexico border wall.