Republicans, Rep. Walter Jones has said, the legislature should not contribute to the national debt, when coming up with a compromise for the border-wall-financing.
President Trump, should contribute his own money to Finance his often promised, border, wall, GOP Rep. Walter Jones suggested last week.
The North Carolina Republican’s proposal came as the government remained partially switching, with both sides blocked the funding for a barrier on the U.S.-Mexican border. Jones emphasized that whatever compromise lawmakers reach, should not be added in respect of the financing of the national debt.
“We can’t afford to Finance the provision of public services by borrowing more and more money,” said Jones in a statement. “It is irresponsible and morally, and it must stop.”
“As a wealthy man, the President of the pledge may be considered some of his own funds.”
Rep. Walter Jones
Jones said border protection is “indispensable” and should be found of financing “internally” to help if Mexico fork over money to pay for it – something Trump has often promised that would not happen.
“As a wealthy man said, the President might consider pledging some of his own money,” Jones.
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Jones also suggested slashing Federal aid or the financing of the war in Afghanistan as a means to come up with the additional money.
Earlier this month, military veteran Brian Kolfage national media attention for the creation of a GoFundMe page moved to donate for the wall. As of Monday morning, the GoFundMe account has collected more than $18.4 million out of more than 304,000 donors.
Since the Federal government partially shut down. Dec. 22, Republicans and Democrats were dollars in an apparent cul-de-SAC on trump the requirements for the 5 billion of US-for a border wall. Trump more on the Democrats, “give us the votes necessary for border security” in a series of tweets on new year’s eve.
House Democrats said that they are planning the introduction of a legislative package, the new are open Monday to the government, including a law that would have closed fund of the Department of Homeland Security at the current level until the end of February. 8 with $1.3 billion for border security, but it is unclear what kind of support you will receive from Republicans. You don’t have money for the wall.
Fox News’ Alex Pappas contributed to this report.