Trump's budget chief says shutdown could last more than a week

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick MulvaneyMick MulvaneyHeadhunters having hard time finding jobs for former Trump officials: report Trump holdovers are denying Social Security benefits to the hardest working Americans Mulvaney calls Trump's comments on Capitol riot 'manifestly false' MORE on Sunday predicted that the government shutdown could last more than a week.

“I think Democrats want to see the president give the State of the Union under a shutdown,” he said on "Fox News Sunday."

Mulvaney said Democrats want to hurt President TrumpDonald TrumpSenators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session Gosar's siblings pen op-ed urging for his resignation: 'You are immune to shame' Sunday shows - Delta variant, infrastructure dominate MORE by keeping the government closed.

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He also said, however, that negotiations are continuing on ending the shutdown and “there’s a chance it gets solved before Monday.”

Trump’s first State of the Union is scheduled for Jan. 30.