Trump Confirms Possibility Of Another Shutdown
Another government shutdown could happen if a border wall resolution isn't found
President Donald Trump said another government shutdown is "certainly an option" as he expressed skepticism that Congress would reach a deal to fund the border wall he has requested, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
Trump told the journal in an interview that he thinks there's a less than 50 percent chance such a deal could be reached before the next government funding lapse on Feb. 15 — which is less than three weeks away.
The president also said he doubted he would accept less than $5.7 billion for the border wall, nor would he agree to grant citizenship for "Dreamers" — immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children who would have benefited from never-passed proposals in Congress called the DREAM Act — in exchange for wall funding, according to the Journal report.
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