Friday, November 30, 2018

President Trump says he’s considering a Plan B if Congress rejects his demand for $5 billion in border wall funding

Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post
President Trump said he is considering a backup plan if Congress rejects his demand for $5 billion in funding for his border wall, potentially including the continued use of troops and razor wire to prevent migrants from entering the country.
Trump’s remarks, made Tuesday during an Oval Office interview with The Washington Post, are a sign that he could be softening his position on the issue ahead of a Dec. 7 deadline. Trump had previously declared that he was willing to force a partial government shutdown if lawmakers did not agree to the $5 billion figure.
Calla Kessler/The Washington Post
Republicans control both the House and Senate until the new Congress convenes in January.
“We need Democrat votes to have a wall,” Trump said. “Now, if we don’t get it, will I get it done another way? I might get it done another way. There are other potential ways that I can do it. You saw what we did with the military, just coming in with the barbed wire and the fencing, and various other things.” --->
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