Dem senator jokes about holding drinking game for Trump's primetime address

Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyDemocratic Sen. Chris Murphy announces book on gun violence Lawmakers join Nats Park fundraiser for DC kids charity Democrats look to demonize GOP leader MORE (D-Conn.) joked about holding a drinking game during President TrumpDonald John TrumpAmash responds to 'Send her back' chants at Trump rally: 'This is how history's worst episodes begin' McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on Dem congresswomen Trump blasts 'corrupt' Puerto Rico's leaders amid political crisis MORE’s primetime address regarding the border wall on Tuesday night.

Murphy tweeted that he tried to convince Sen. Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzWarren introduces bill targeted at food insecurity on college campuses On The Money: Senators unload on Facebook cryptocurrency | Tech giants on defensive at antitrust hearing | Democrats ask Labor Department to investigate Amazon warehouses Senators unload on Facebook cryptocurrency at hearing MORE (D-Hawaii) to take a shot of beer with him “every time Trump says something made up.”

“Full disclosure, I tried to convince [Brian Schatz] to livestream a Trump’s Not Telling The Truth drinking game tonight,” Murphy tweeted. “Me and him, shot of beer every time Trump says something made up. He didn’t bite.”

Trump is set to speak at 9 p.m. ET as the partial government shutdown drags into its third week.

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The president in a statement said that he plans to address the nation on "the Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border."

Most major broadcast networks, including NBC, CBS, Fox News, ABC and CNN, plan to air both Trump’s speech and the Democrats’ response.

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTop Democrats demand security assessment of Trump properties Lawmakers pay tribute to late Justice Stevens Trump administration denies temporary immigrant status to Venezuelans in US MORE (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSally Yates: Moral fiber of US being 'shredded by unapologetic racism' Al Green calls for additional security for House members after Trump rally #IStandWithPresTrump trends in response to #IStandWithIlhan MORE (D-Calif.) demanded equal air time following Trump’s address.

It's not clear if Trump will announce a national emergency at the southern border, although he has threatened to do so in order to get his proposed border wall. The government shut down after an impasse over funding for the wall, which Democrats have said they will not provide in a spending bill.

Critics have expressed concern that Trump will use the address to spread misinformation about the southern border.

This week, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders came under fire for misrepresenting the number of suspected terrorists apprehended at the border, a false claim acknowledged by White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, who characterized it as “an unfortunate misstatement.”