Recognizing that Democrats in Congress keep looking for an excuse to precipitate a government shutdown on Friday, President Donald Trump has decided to defer funding for the Mexico border wall until the fall.
In order to keep the government funded and running, Congress must pass a temporary spending bill by Friday. While President Trump was hoping to get funding to start construction of the wall, he realized that the Democrats would use the funding as an excuse to block the legislation and shut down the government.
Learn how the political dialogue is shifting toward “border security” as the leading catch phrase for both parties. Find out how the wall remains a key objective for the Trump Administration on the next page.