Trump points to the ‘wall’ built to Obama’s DC home during the struggle for the border wall-financing

FILE: President Donald Trump signature criminal only the reform of the legislation in the Oval Office of the White house, in Washington.

President Trump pointed to the wall of the former President, Obama built his Washington DC home as a reason why the Congress should his barrier on the southern border.

“The President and Mrs. Obama built/has a ten-Meter-high wall, around her DC mansion/compound. I agree, absolutely necessary for their safety and security. The US needs the same thing, slightly larger version!,” Trump tweeted on Sunday afternoon.

The former President and his wife Michelle, bought the roughly 8,200-square-foot Villa for $to reports 8.1 million in 2017, according to.

The house is in the Kalorama section of Washington, an exclusive enclave for diplomats, lobbyists, and politicians, including the Trump – daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared, as well as Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

The Obama’s purchased the house after leasing it, if Obama left office in 2016.

They made a series of renovations to the property, including the wall.

Trump has fought with Democrats in Congress over the financing for its wall on the southern border.

The President wants $ 5 billion for the barrier, but the Democrats are only 1.6 billion dollars for the border security — and not for the wall.

The stalemate led to a partial government shutdown.

This story originally appeared on The New York Post.

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