Trump Talks Shutdown During Surprise Iraq Trip: Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Calling the Shots’
00:45, Dec 27, 2018
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Trump also groused that Democrats voted for border security in the past but claimed they are now against it now that he supports it, likening it to their criticism of former FBI Director James Comey before he fired him.
The shutdown didn't stop people from visiting the White Sands National Monument in southern New Mexico, where hundreds of unauthorized visitors have in recent days climbed over a fence to enter the monument, according to The Alamogordo Daily News.
While Melania Trump went ahead and flew to Florida to spend the holidays there it was reported that she returned to the White House to be with her husband.
"I do find the president's comments in that regard a little bit ridiculous", adds Erwin, whose organization represents more than 110,000 federal workers across the United States, in departments ranging from the Social Security Administration to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to the U.S. Department of Defense.
The partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into Christmas as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico.
He also accused the Democrats of not supporting his demand for funds for a border wall because he had focussed on it during his presidential campaign and pushed for it in the White House.
"Different people from the same White House are saying different things about what the president would accept or not accept to end his Trump Shutdown, making it impossible to know where they stand at any given moment", the Democrats said Monday.
"The American public is demanding a wall", Trump said while on the ground at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq. 'At some point the Democrats not wanting to make a deal will cost our Country more money than the Border Wall we are all talking about.
"They understand what's happening".
However, the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), a union that falls under the AFGE and supports almost 17,000 border agents and personnel employed by U.S. Border Patrol, says that while the organization does not support the shutdown, it does support the border wall.
The impasse over government funding began last week, when the Senate approved a bipartisan deal keeping government open into February.
Several Cabinet departments and agencies have been closed since Saturday after their funding lapsed, and Mulvaney warned the shutdown could stretch into January, when Democrats are set to take back control the House.
"Many of those workers have said to me, communicated - stay out until you get the funding for the wall". Democrats have offered $1.3 billion for other border security measures. But these workers are not likely to receive any compensation until it ends, and legislation will need to be passed to pay them retroactively.
Trump had previously said he was prepared for a lengthy shutdown and when asked on Wednesday how long he would wait to get what he wants, he said, "Whatever it takes".
Along with the editorial , the Flynn Intel Group produced a report on Mr Gulen and video for a documentary that was never made. A representative for Alptekin, 41, who was charged with six criminal counts, said she did not immediately have a comment.
This whole deal is a Rigged Fraud headed up by dishonest people who would do anything so that I could not become President. Trump has denied all allegations, saying that the revelations do not implicate him.
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Stargazers are encouraged to head over to the darkest spots outside and look up for a show of lights streaming across the sky. The Geminid Meteor Shower , while one of the brightest, is often overlooked because it always occurs when it's cold outside.
A custom circuit circuit board will check the Global Positioning System location of the package when it's moved from the porch. When they open the stolen "package" it sprays them with a fog of fine glitter and five squirts of fart spray.
Giant Eagle has announced that all stores are recalling red and green leaf lettuce after a possible E. coli contamination. That said, there have been no cases reported yet of actual illness associated to the consumption of these products, yet.
In a tweet on Saturday, the postal service said it also would not be impacted by the government shutdown . NORAD Tracks Santa wouldn't have started if not for a typo appearing on a newspaper ad back in 1955.
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