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It’s Time To Teach Them A Lesson… SHUT IT DOWN!

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President Trump and congressional Democrats remain sharply at odds over a spending package as Washington barrels toward a Friday at midnight deadline, leaving some on Capitol Hill increasingly worried that a Christmas government shutdown is in the making.

“I know of no plan,” Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, said as he emerged from a leadership meeting late Monday, despite rumors and speculation of a possible way out of the legislative logjam.

The major sticking point continues to be Trump’s call for border wall funding. The president insists on $5 billion for a U.S.-Mexico wall, while Democrats don’t want to appropriate a dime more than $1.3 billion — for fencing and other border security but not necessarily a wall.

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer thundered from the floor late Monday that with just days before the deadline, “President Trump still doesn’t have a plan to keep the government open.”

But Trump suggested Monday that Democrats’ calls for border security ring hollow without support for the wall. “Anytime you hear a Democrat saying that you can have good Border Security without a Wall, write them off as just another politician following the party line. Time for us to save billions of dollars a year and have, at the same time, far greater safety and control!” he tweeted.

He followed up Tuesday morning: “Illegal immigration costs the United States more than 200 Billion Dollars a year. How was this allowed to happen?”

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  • Cornelius says:

    Build the WALL.As a nation we cant be all things to all people.We have veturens living on the streets.they cant find jobs,they have no meony to look for a job. All these illegals come in and we give them every thing. I m 88 years old ,Still working to make ends meet because I refuse To go on wellfare. BUILD THE WALL NOW!

  • David says:

    Build the wall and include Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer as an embedded part of the wall so that they may oversee the future democrat voters not being let in unfettered!

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