Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Democratic Sen., declared herself as a presidential candidate saying Trump might be in jail by the time Election Day comes around. CNN

Trump asked Democrats to stop playing games and give America the security it deserves, amid the ongoing partial government shutdown since December 22. Ani News

Trump unveiled the military’s long-delayed Missile Defense Review and added that the upcoming Pentagon budget will invest in a space-based missile defense layer. VOA

A Republican senator close to Trump backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government to allow for talks on a spending agreement. Channel News Asia

The US Senate returned the nomination of Patrick Murphy as Ambassador to Cambodia back to Trump as the American government shutdown entered its third week. The Phnom Penh Post