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

Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyFather of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide Sanders: 'We must follow New Zealand's lead' and ban assault weapons The fear of colorectal cancer as a springboard for change MORE (D-Conn.) joked about holding a drinking game during President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'Haven't thought about' pardons for Mueller target Pence: Rocket attack 'proves that Hamas is not a partner for peace' Conservation remains a core conservative principle MORE’s primetime address regarding the border wall on Tuesday night.

Murphy tweeted that he tried to convince Sen. Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzLawmakers urge tech to root out extremism after New Zealand Advocate says Trump administration's new proposal would do 'absolutely nothing' to alleviate student debt Hillicon Valley: Huawei official asks US to ease restrictions | Facebook loses top execs | Defense officials hit Google over China | Pro-Trump 'safe space' app pulled over security flaw | Senators offer bill on facial recognition technology 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 Schumer4 in 5 Americans say they support net neutrality: poll GOP senator: Trump's criticism of McCain 'deplorable' Schumer to introduce bill naming Senate office building after McCain amid Trump uproar MORE (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump, Dems eye next stage in Mueller fight After Mueller, Democrats need to avoid the Javert trap More than a half-million web articles published on Russia, Trump, Mueller since investigation began: analysis 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.”