Daniels ended her broadcast by eating a bag of Cheetos, a seeming poke at Trump, whose complexion is often compared to the bright orange crisps.
Democrats have accused the US president of "misinformation and malice" after he declared a "humanitarian and security crisis" on the border.
Daniels brings some much-needed levity to America. The US government has now been shut down for 19 days as Donald Trump tries to push through funding for the infamous border wall. He's demanding $5bn to fund the project, with the Democrats refusing to move from their $1.6bn, which they previously negotiated in Congress.