Trump slams Republicans for ditching the wall of funding in a ‘ridiculous’ spending bill

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President Trump blasted Republicans on Thursday for not including funding for the southern border wall in what he described as “ridiculous” spending passed bill by the Senate this week.

The Senate approved a $854 billion bill on Tuesday that funds the military and other civilian facilities for the next year. It also includes a short-term solution, which will keep the government open into December. It includes a $675 billion for the Pentagon, as well as a $206 million €, increased to fight money opioid addiction.

The bill, approved 93-7, now goes to the house, before the Sept. To avoid 30 deadline, a government shutdown. But Republican congressional leaders have said they would prefer against the border wall after the mid-term elections in November. The appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security to be processed after Dec. 7, where would the money for the wall set.

But the Republicans inaction drew the IRE of Trump on Thursday.

“I want to know where the money for the border and the WALL in this ridiculous spending bill, and where it will come from the time after the mid-term elections be?” he tweeted. “Dems obstruct the law enforcement and border protection.

I want to know where the money for the border and the WALL in this ridiculous spending bill, and where it will come from the time after the mid-term elections be? Dems obstruct the law enforcement and border protection. THE REPUBLICANS NEED TO FINALLY HARD!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 20, 2018

“The REPUBLICANS have TO FINALLY HARD!”, he added.

The Republicans push to hold the wall from the game, until after the midterm elections, stoking long-standing fears of Trump’s base, the Washington Republicans the can occur on a Problem, you are not passionate, until you have no more control of the Congress can — and then you say to the voters that the matter from the hands.

Currently, the Republicans control in the Senate, the house and the White house, and while the wall was a Central part of the trump in the 2016 candidacy, so far, only little progress has been achieved.

In March, a $1.3 trillion spending bill, only $1.6 billion for measures at the borders — much of which was. for the repair of existing fences — and all of the new prototypes of the kind, Trump seen in California The White house said that the wall must be approximately a total of $25 billion in financing.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said in July that the funding of the wall will have to wait until after the midterm elections. Trump seemed reluctant to back such a tactic in an interview this month with Fox News’ Pete Hegseth at a rally in Billings, Mont., to say that he is banking on a good performance of the Republicans in the elections.

“If it comes to me, I would shut down the government, drive over the border security in a second,” he said to cheers from the crowd behind him.

“But I don’t want to do something, which is not going to hurt us, or we may be hurt, because I have the feeling that the Republicans are still going to be fine,” he said, before adding that he had commitments from McConnell and speaker of the house of representatives Paul Ryan, R-Wis., that it is immediately after the mid-term elections.

Fox News’ Chad Pergram and The Associated Press contributed to this report.



Adam Shaw is a reporter covering the American and European politics for Fox News.. He can be reached.

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