MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:
And let's hear some reaction now from a Democratic congressman to what the president proposed today. Representative Jamie Raskin of Maryland joins me here in the studio.
JAMIE RASKIN: Thanks for having me, Melissa.
BLOCK: Did you hear anything from the president today that moves this anywhere closer to an agreement that would end the shutdown?
RASKIN: Well, I like the fact that he's sort of given up the language of a 2,000-mile steel barrier wall...
BLOCK: Concrete wall, yeah.
RASKIN: Concrete wall...