"Wall plus DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) plus TPS (Temporary Protected Status) makes sense", he continued.
Asked whether cracks were forming between the White House and Republicans eager for the shutdown to end, Pence told reporters, "We've been in touch with those members and others". He was joined by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other senior administration officials.
Mr Trump exhorted Democrats in Congress to "come back from vacation" and approve funding for his wall.
The White House is committed to keeping the government partially shutdown until an agreement can be reached over funding for the border wall.
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Trump has said he opposes a piecemeal approach that does not resolve his demand for a wall.
"It is not a sign of weakness to try to figure out a middle ground, and I think that both sides need to indicate a willingness to listen and to compromise", said US Senator Susan Collins of Maine on NBC. "Unfortunately, President Trump keeps rejecting the bipartisan House-passed bills, which have already received strong bipartisan support in the Senate, to re-open the government".
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Asked if he was encouraged by the White House to make his views known, Morgan said no.
Democrats took control of the House last Thursday. That effort is created to squeeze Senate Republicans, some of whom are growing increasingly anxious about the extended shutdown. He said so in the midst of an extended soliloquy about the border wall for which he has yet to find funding or widespread political support.
Adding to concerns of lawmakers, federal workers still on the job apparently will miss this week's paychecks. "Tuesday night at 9:00 P.M. Eastern", he said.
Over the weekend, the federal agency tasked with guaranteeing US airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work. In the latest instance, he maintained that all previous presidents had endorsed his idea of a southern wall and conversations with him, forcing the four living ex-presidents (Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Barack Obama) to deny his assertion.
But Democrats have said there was no movement in the talks.
"Democrats want to secure the border?"
She said details would be announced soon.
"I may declare a national emergency dependent on what's going to happen over the next few days", the president reiterated his intention while meeting the press on Sunday. Such a move would seem certain to draw legal challenges. "How about he says, 'the wall is being built" and there's no wall.