Trump to try again to court moderate House Democrats on border wall

Trump to try again to court moderate House Democrats on border wall

Trump to try again to court moderate House Democrats on border wall

The New York Democrat insisted Monday that the only reason for the shutdown was that Trump had changed his mind about signing spending bills that the Senate had passed past year Trump backed off any signings in late December after some House conservatives urged Trump to insist on securing money for his promised border wall.

Describing the fare as "great American food", per a pool report, Trump said: "If it's American, I like it. Lots of hamburgers, lots of pizza", Trump said.

He later said that besides eating a lot at the White House, he had grabbed two chicken wraps and a quarter-pounder on the way out.

"I want to see what's here when we leave, because I don't think it's going to be much", he continued.

I never said this by the way...

Pasted below a photo of Lawrence celebrating Clemson's national championship victory over Alabama, with the headline of "Clemson QB speaks out to defend America", it circulated mostly in far-right circles on Twitter.

French fries and pizza are among the fast food items for the reception for the Clemson Tigers in the State Dining Room of the White House, Jan. 14, 2019.

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"Democrats have got to stop ignoring the problem, sit down with the president at the table and help us come to a solution", Sanders said.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. He announced: "If it's American [food], I like it".

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Trump to postpone his upcoming State of the Union address due to the ongoing partial government shutdown. According to Politico, "Democrats are rallying fellow members to stay together as the White House tries to peel off members known for cutting deals" and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) instructed the group to "stay unified in their opposition". "So we went out and we ordered American fast food, paid for by me", Trump said. The shutdown affects almost 800,000 federal workers and is the longest in history.

'Today, the President offered both Democrats and Republicans the chance to meet for lunch at the White House. "And I think more and more Democrats are going to see that".

Trump and Democrat leaders are at an impasse over funding for the southern border wall, one of Trump's main campaign promises.

Previous White House estimates of the impact did not fully take into account the effect on people who work for private companies that contract with the government to provide services, Hassett said.

On Tuesday, the White House had invited rank-and-file lawmakers to lunch with Trump at the White House as part of a strategy to build support from centrist Democrats and newly elected freshmen.

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