In Week 4 of the stalemate of parts of the US administration, President Donald Trump called for pressure to be exerted on the Democratic Party. "The Democrats can finish the shutdown in 15 minutes, call your Democratic Senator or Congressman (s) and tell them to do it," Trump wrote to his 57 million followers Twitter, It is a "humanitarian crisis".
Democrats could solve the shutdown in 15 minutes! Call your the Senator or Congresswoman / man. Tell them to get it done! Humanitarian Crisis.
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2019
He was in the White House and ready for an agreement, he continued. It must be understood that he won the election and promised the Americans security. Part of this promise is the construction of a border wall Mexico, "Elections have consequences," Trump tweeted.
The shutdown could go on for a "long time," "should the
Democrats do not
End their 'holidays' and return to work, "Trump continued, adding that Wednesday's US President had a meeting with him
high-ranking democrats burst. He left the meeting,
after the Democrats have declared that they will not win the money for the wall even if they end the government's stoppage. "It does not work any other way," Trump had explained his departure. In the
Last week, Trump also said he could also do the national one
Declare a state of emergency to raise money for the wall from other budgets
to take. The Democrats doubt that this would be legal.
Trump wants five billion dollars for the wall
The shutdown, the stoppage of the work of many government agencies, had gone into its 22nd day on Saturday. Never before has a shutdown taken longer.
Trump calls for the grant of about five billion US dollars for
the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. The demand is part
an interim budget, which includes the financing of several
Government agencies. Because the Democrats are against the wall,
reject the household package in the House of Representatives. Trump is there
depending on their votes.
For Trump, the wall has high symbolic significance.
With a wall, illegal immigration and drug trafficking could be effective
be fought, he says. The project is one of its central
Election promises and thus also with a view to a possible re-election
2020 important. After his election, Trump had first declared the cost of the Wall
I'll have to wear Mexico. The neighboring country refuses.