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Trump Threatens a Gov’t Shutdown on Twitter If ‘Democrats Do Not Give Us the Votes for Border Security’

President Donald Trump this morning directly stated he would be willing to shut down the government over immigration.

“I would be willing to ‘shut down’ government if the Democrats do not give us the votes for Border Security,” he tweeted, “which includes the Wall! Must get rid of Lottery, Catch & Release etc. and finally go to system of Immigration based on MERIT! We need great people coming into our Country!”

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