Trump Clashes with Pelosi, Schumer on Border Security
President Trump clashed Tuesday with Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi with the cameras rolling in the Oval Office, as the president insisted he’s willing to let the government shut down if Congress doesn’t approve funding for his U.S.-Mexico border wall.
“If we don’t have border security, we’ll shut down the government,” Trump said.
The highly anticipated sit-down quickly escalated, in public, as Trump allowed the press to attend the start of it. Trump began by repeatedly telling Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, his party is limited in what it can do because it will take Democratic support to pass anything through the Senate.
Schumer then raised his voice as he claimed the Senate could pass measures to keep the government running regardless.
“If it’s not good [on] border security, I won’t take it,” Trump shot back.
Video: Trump, Pelosi, Schumer spar on border wall in Oval Office
President Trump, Rep. Pelosi and Sen. Schumer debate border security in front of reporters at the White House ahead of their private meeting on government funding.
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