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Trump threatens to shut down the government as he argues with Pelosi and Schumer in front of cameras

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down large parts of the federal government over funding for his proposed border wall, openly quarreling with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in an extraordinary exchange that unfolded before the press in the Oval Office.

Trump has railed against congressional Democrats for refusing to agree to his demand for $5 billion for a border wall, but on Tuesday he asserted that “one way or another it is going to be built” and that he would have “no other choice” but to shut down the government if he doesn’t get enough funding for the wall.

“I am proud to shut down the government for border security,” Trump said.

Full Story @ Politico

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1 Comment on Trump threatens to shut down the government as he argues with Pelosi and Schumer in front of cameras

  1. corolla sedan // December 13, 2018 at 2:37 am //

    PLEASE PLEASE could some one tell him,that Chinese try it thousands years ago and it did not work.Shutting government down for good,not a bad idea,and world would be at peace ever after.Sorry Bibi.

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