Trump threatens shutdown over wall, immigration

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Trump sticking to what fires up his base picking up the immigration issue he’s now threatening a government shutdown if Congress does not fund his long-promised border wall and is already pointing the blame at Democrats Trump’s Hardline immigration stance is what helped him win the White House and has promised to build a wall with a king rallying cry on his campaign border wall we will build a great great wall we’re going to build the wall don’t worry about it I promise we will build the wall and who’s going to pay for the wall this new shutdown threat happening as the government’s deadline to reunite separated children with their families has come and gone more than 700 children still have not been reunited CNN White House correspondent Boris Sanchez Cypress from New Jersey near where president Trump is spending the weekend at his golf resort in Bedminster so tell us more about Trump’s border wall government shutdown threat for president Trump border wall by any means necessary this is not the first time that he has made the threat to shut down the federal government over budget spending on his Boardwalk you work all last year we were in a similar situation with Congress having to pass continuing resolutions from September all the way too early 2018 in the president on Twitter is threatening to do it all over again he writes quote I would be willing to shut down government if Democrats do not give us a votes for border security witching the warm in a separate weed he made this an issue for the midterm elections writing quote Congress must act on fixing the immigration laws anywhere in the world vote are of course for republicans Republicans are not on board with this plan Senator Ron Johnson Wisconsin was on one of the Sunday morning talk shows he was asked about a shutdown listen to his response. Hopefully most appropriation bills actually passed a little more little better privatisation spending so much trying to avoid it now Fred sources close to some of my CNN colleagues on Capitol Hill if heard from people close to the Republican leadership house Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader who had a meeting with President Trump earlier this week telling him that are preparations bills appropriation bills were moving forward smoothly in a bipartisan fashion they told him that they didn’t want anything to distract or derail potentially the Supreme Court nomination Brett Kavanaugh a government shutdown as sources indicated the president was receptive to their message but obviously on Twitter he is threatening one yet again Fred the border wall issue a house Speaker Paul Ryan said the president was willing to be patient for that kind of funding listen we walked through our strategy for Appropriations before the fiscal year what are strategies so we think we have a unified strategy to make sure that we get as many appropriation bills done as possible as far as the walls concerned we’ve gotten some wall funding already underway that is being funded but I think it’s not a question of if question of when and in the president’s going to be patient to make sure that we get what we need so that we can get that done patients well if you look at the tweets from the president this morning it doesn’t necessarily sound like he’s being to patient about also where is the disconnect here in a few places before where Congress has been willing to put some money in for a wall and then Trump says I want all the money up front but that even the best of times it’s very hard to get full Project funding in a multi-year project look at these infrastructure projects never get all the money up front and then there’s the New Mexico was supposed to pay for this wall where is that discussion now this is something that Democrats will talk about even if Republicans don’t want to I’m in look at the sound but you just ran from Paul Ryan he didn’t factor in that will appropriate at propriate money and then then what we’re silent on the on the Mexico pledge but it does show that Democrats are willing to put up more money for border security and the wall and other places in order to get compromised on the broader immigration issues
President Donald Trump threatened to push the government into shutdown ahead of the coming appropriations deadline in September if Congress does not fund his border wall and change the nation’s immigration laws. CNN’s Boris Sanchez reports.

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