President Trump Warns Democrats
President Trump has warned Democrats that any shutdown will be on their hands, now that the House has passed a bill with $5 billion in wall funding. The Daily Caller reports:
President Donald Trump said he was prepared for a long government shutdown during a bill signing ceremony Friday, as the U.S. Senate is expected to reject a bill that provides $5 billion for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
“We are totally prepared for a very long shut down. This is our only chance that we will ever have in our opinion,” Trump declared of his chances at securing funding for his proposed wall. Trump frequently said that it is “totally up to the Democrats” on whether they want to reject the bill or not.Advertisement
“It’s up to the Democrats. It’s really the Democrat shut down. We’ve done our thing,” he said. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives Thursday night and fully provides the requested $5 billion for the border wall. The passage of the bill is particularly noteworthy because Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told Trump in the Oval Office last week that he did not have the votes in the House for such a bill.
Trump’s declaration comes after he urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to use the nuclear option to end the filibuster in the upper chamber, securing the bill’s passage.
The upcoming shutdown will be politically tough, and will all come down to optics. Who will the American people blame? Chuck Schumer or Donald Trump?
Go Nuclear Now. Super majority should be done away with forever. It just keeps Congress from doing their job.
Too late for nuclear (didn’t have the votes anyway). You’ll want the filibuster back anyway, when you lose the Senate.
Stand Your Ground Mr. Trump! Stick it to the DEMRATS! WE NEED THE WALL, NO MATTER WHAT THE COST! KEEP THE ILLEGALS OUT!
While the senate was in session some of the democrats that had made a deal left town. there about 15 members of congress that up and went home. I saw it on C-span 2 live. Now the democrats own the shut down and sold out citizens protection by not funding the wall.
Try doing something for America…for once, traitor dems!
“Illegal immigration is wrong – plain and simple”… – Schmuck Schumer
“I voted numerous times, when I was a Senator, to spend money to build a barrier to try to prevent illegal immigrants from coming in”… – HillaЯy Rodham Clinton
“We simply cannot allow people to pour into the United States undetected, undocumented, unchecked”… – Bathhouse Barry (the brown stain) 0bama
Veto and shut down the government.This is our wall for our country and our people . One day all the bleeding hearts will see that we had to make a stand for our own existence and as we must protect our own sovereignty. No UN in our country either
Personally I would love to see President Trump withhold all payroll to members of Congress until the budget including funding for the Wall is passed!
Not Constitutionably permissible.
What a shame…..
And who made THAT rule? Congress~! Bunch of slackers. They should all go home and not come back.
Good idea, no paychecks until they do their job and protect our borders. Their pay should always be docked when they skip a session just like our pay is when we don’t show up.
I AGREE WITH THAT DON’T PAY THEM A PENNY UNTIL THEY GIVE US THE MONEY TO BUILD OUR WALL ON THE BORDER.
We all know who does not want our Republic secure – The turds on the left, the far left socialists & the rhino “in name only” repubs.
Hold our Pres Trump – We are on your side, we want & Demand a southern border wall! Those who oppose it, ask yourselves why. The answers are not so becoming & all obstructions should be exposed for who & what they are!
The Democrats justify their efforts to cripple the government by suggesting the country cannot stand the expense. Let us total-up the federal money and time they, the Leftists, have wasted away, in addition to productive government time, with the Democrat hate machine engaged in one malicious scheme after another, and wasting federal money in the process. All they have accomplished is to sew their insane hate obsession, which cannot even be justified because they, the Leftists, have from the very start of the Trump presidency, despite his efforts and successes enabling all Americans, have literally taken their oaths to hate President Trump and all his followers like the rotten ingrates they (Leftists) are. It is clear that they would rather see the U.S.A. fail everywhere than to support this nation, or under any conditions. Fortunately, the President is Trump, the U.S.A. has no Putin. If Putin was the U.S. President, Democrats would all be populating camps in Siberia, if they could survive there.
STOP THE FLOW AND BUILD THE WALL. IT WILL ACTUALLY SAVE AMERICA BILLIONS AND HELP MAKE US SAFER.
Mueller has wasted enough money with his witch hunt that would have funded the entire wall, so shut him down before he can waste another twenty five million dollars, we have an acting AG that has the guts to say enough is enough, no collusion has been proven so shut it down
Deep State traitors are everywhere!The evil liberal demoncrat Commie Nazi party at work here!FAKE NEWS!GOP House of RINOs!Don’t forget the RINOs(Gowdy,Ryan,Rubio,Romney,Sessions,Flakes, Roberts, etc) to name a few!Drain the rat infested Swamp, Pres Trump!
Quite a few would hear the words “your fired” out of President Trump if he could but unfortunately he cant……
Schumer and pelosi are both communists. Everything they do is against america.
This is the #SchumerShutDown. The loser Democrats want $11 billion to be sent to Mexico and Central America, yet can’t come up with $5 billion for the wall. The priorities for the Democrats is to support illegal aliens over the American citizens. Every shut down this past year has been with the Democrats on the side of the illegal aliens, and President Trump being on the side of the American people. Congress needs to go with the nuclear option and pass the bill in the Senate and get this thing moving. Then, President Trump should not sign any bills for the Democrats once they take over in 2019.
When the government is shut down congress should have to work without pay until they get this thing figured out and not get reimbursed for their time off the clock.
I have not seen where Congress pay times are set in Constitution. I do see that while all in office, their pay will not be cut, or changed. However, with not pay date set, suspend their pay, until the end of the government shutdown. They caused it. Donald Trump campaigned before all constituents, in USA, and those in office, on certain platform. Wall (of what ever consistency, fence, high canyon walls, big trucks, large buildings, men, drones, sensors, no matter what the barrier is) just as long as Border Patrol or Agents and keep illegal invaders out. Nancy Pelosi stated she could vote for a barrier and security. BUILD THE WALL. Make it harder to cross or penetrate. And do it now. We have waited too long, and Democrats have promised, and then reneged. Time to get it done.
How petty and hateful that Schumer and his dogs would give the American people the shaft again over their law breaking illegals for an amount that s less than 1/10th of ONE PERCENT of the Government budget. We will NOT forget this
The Dems & Rino’s just flipped us off as they left Washington. Who benefits from open borders? Drug traffickers & top cartel scum. If Mexico’s politicians are corrupt (bought off) why wouldn’t these politicians here, who wear a D &R? Bet the slimes will attach amnesty to all precious illegals.
We need the wall for a lot of reasons. First our safety but there are other reasons like our voting integrity.
If president Trump fails to get the wall no matter how hard he has tried it will hurt him for 2020. He needs that wall so he can say he kept his promise. The only thing is this promise he can’t do on his own and that is the problem. Wall or no wall I will still vote for him because he has done his level best to get it and been sabotaged by the DEMS. Another 4 years to try and get it done is the way I am looking at it.
The wall would have been up LONG ago were it not for the Dems hateful obstructionism. I blame the Dems, liberals & RINOs.
The Schumer Shutdown. Own it, beech.
Chuck Schumer the selected Ring Master, by the Democrats in the Senate, does not have the wherewithal to corral the three stooges of the Depraved Democrats in the Senate. aka, Horrendous Empress Hirono, Cory”Spartacus” Booker, and Kamala “Mixed Breed” Harris.
If he could he would be proudly standing behind his words uttered in 2006 justifying theBorder Wall on our southern border.
RECKON HE IS NOT MANENOUGH TO KEEP HIS WORD. The Choice is his. History will remember him as a LEADER or a Judas like Traitor.