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President Trump Vows “Full Funding” For Border Wall, Threatens Government Shutdown If Congress Doesn’t Step Up

President Trump has threatened a government shutdown if Congress does not agree to hand over full funding for the border wall in the next budget proposal. At a meeting with municipal leaders in California, President Trump was optimistic, “Now we’re going for the full funding for the wall, and we’re going to try and get that as soon as possible.”

Derailing Mexico’s lack of cooperation on the illegal immigration crisis, Trump said, “Mexico does nothing for us. Mexico talks but they do nothing for us, especially at the border. They certainly don’t help us much on trade.”

The amount currently being requested for the wall is $25 billion […]

 

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