Published: Mon, December 31, 2018
Global Media | By Derrick Guzman

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border ‘entirely’ unless he gets wall cash

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border ‘entirely’ unless he gets wall cash

Fox News further confirmed that Pelosi was seen at the resort on Friday.

He added that Democrats had previously rejected the deal and President Donald Trump "is not going to walk away from this fight" without funding for border security, adding he was "not asking anybody to do something new" but rather "rearrange the deal that was offered before".

As Republicans hold on to the House of Representatives for five more days, no legislative work has been planned and Trump did not ask Republicans to keep Congress in session. He'll get $ 1.3 billion and no wall, no slush fund, no cookies in the jar. "Border Patrol needs the Wall and it will all end".

Graham is proposing to help two groups of immigrants get approval to continue living in the U.S: about 700,000 young "Dreamers" brought into the US illegally as children and about 400,000 people receiving temporary protected status because they are from countries struggling with natural disasters or armed conflicts. He also said the compromise should include changes in federal law to discourage people from trying to enter the USA illegally. "He talked about people bringing in diseases and all the rest of that, which wasn't so", Pelosi said.

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"One way for the White House to effectively refocus the debate would be to adopt more of a "show, not tweet" approach", said RJ Hauman, government relations director for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, which supports the border wall.

At present it is still unclear if Congress will allow funding for Mr Trump's desired border wall.

"Illegal immigrants, overwhelmingly, are not bad people, I have nothing but compassion for them, the young kids", Kelly told the Times.

"When Kelly led Homeland Security in early 2017, one of his first steps was to seek advice from those who 'actually secure the border, ; Customs and Border Protection agents who Kelly calls 'salt-of-the-earth, Joe-Six-Pack folks, ' the LA Times reports". "If we had a wall, they wouldn't even try".


Democrats are vowing to pass legislation restoring the government when they take control of the House on Thursday.

White House officials and Trump friends say the president is unbound from convention and party, arguing he is going with his gut instincts and shrugging off calls for a more traditional approach, including his decision to end the US operation in Syria, where roughly 2,000 troops are deployed.

Congress has failed to deliver on Trump's request for $5 billion for border wall construction. "The president still says "wall"-oftentimes frankly he'll say "barrier" or 'fencing, ' now he's tended toward steel slats", per Kelly".

Trump spoke about the wall funding fight during his visit to USA troops in Iraq on Wednesday, but he has not made a public statement about it since he returned, other than on Twitter.


"They said, 'Well we need a physical barrier in certain places, we need technology across the board, and we need more people, '" Kelly told the Times.

His current stance on the government shutdown reinforces a central tenet of Trump's career: Choosing base politics over a broader pitch and applying a one-dimensional pugnacity to whatever obstacle looms, often replete with bursts of misleading or inaccurate statements. EPA spokeswoman Molly Block said numerous agency's 14,000 employees were being furloughed, while disaster-response teams and certain other employees deemed essential would stay on the job.


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