Trump Says ‘I Don’t Want to See Another’ Shutdown, Hedges on Whether He’ll Sign Border Security Deal
President Donald Trump held a pool spray in the Oval Office on Wednesday, during which, he was ambiguous on whether he’ll sign the bipartisan spending agreement being floated through Congress before the government goes back into shutdown.
As Trump sat beside Columbian President Ivan Duque Marquez, he was asked about the recent indications he’s going to approve the proposal despite the lack of federal funding for his demanded southern border wall. The president said there was no decision yet until he’s reviewed the entire compromise deal, and his team is “looking for landmines” in the legislation.
“I don’t want to see a shutdown. A shutdown would be a terrible thing. I think a point was made with the last shutdown. People realized how bad the border is, how unsafe the border is. I think a lot of good points were made, but I don’t want to see another, there’s no reason for it. We will look at the legislation when it comes and I will make a determination then.”
Trump also took time to smack the “radical left” for their opposition to the wall, and he also repeated his dubious claim that the wall’s construction has already started.
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