Negotiations are at a standstill and no more talks are scheduled for the weekend or early next week.
Around a quarter of the federal government remains out of operation, with 800,000 employees unpaid for more than three weeks. I will be the one to shut it down.
The impasse has paralysed Washington, its impact felt increasingly around the country, with the President refusing to sign off on budgets for swathes of government departments unrelated to the dispute.
Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, said money should be spent on border security but not on walls. "We can build the wall, but if we're not gonna do it in Congress. we need to let the president declare that emergency".
We want this to end, there's no excuse for the shutdown, ' " Durbin said.
"I want to give them the chance to see if they can act responsibly", he told Fox in an interview late last Saturday.
The Washington Post reports that Americans are nearly evenly split on whether they support a solid wall along the United States' southern border, up from the beginning of the immigration battle between Democrats and Republicans in Congress. But to understand that plan you would have to understand the fact that I won the election, and I promised safety and security for the American people.More news: Talks between US-Turkish militaries to continue next week, says Bolton
Now in its third week, it represents the longest shutdown in modern history, beating the previous record of 21 days in 1995 under then-President Bill Clinton. That ended when congressional Republicans agreed to a short-term funding bill for closed agencies that was later extended.
Donald Trump visits the US-Mexico border amid a standoff with the US Congress over border wall funding.
Since that meeting both sides have blamed each other.
President Trump put the blame squarely on Democrats Sunday, saying on Twitter "Democrats are saying that DACA is not worth it and don't want to include it in talks".
Fifty-three percent in the national survey said that Trump and congressional Republicans are mainly responsible for the shutdown, while 29 percent blamed congressional Democrats, almost a 2-1 margin against the president and his party. "But those same conservatives, I'm sure if it's deployed, would embrace him as having done all he could do to negotiate with Democrats".
"They can name it 'peaches.' I don't care what they name it".
A predictable partisan divide shapes the blame game, with 85 percent of Democrats citing Trump and Republicans as the cause and 68 percent of Republicans pointing the finger at congressional Democrats. But the GOP-controlled Senate has refused to consider the measures unless Trump agrees to sign them. In exchange, he wanted $25 billion for the border wall and other security and shifting immigration to a more merit-based system.
The increase in support is sharpest among Republicans, whose backing for Trump's long-standing campaign promise jumped 16 points in the past year, from 71 percent to 87 percent. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said in a separate appearance on "Fox News Sunday". "This is money that would otherwise have gone to the cartels".