Pelosi and Schumer Meet With Trump – Say He Vows to Keep Government Shutdown for ‘Years’ Over Wall Funding

 
 
 
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer met with President Trump for nearly two hours Friday and emerged saying there is no deal to re-open the government. Leader Schumer told reporters President Trump vowed to keep the federal government shutdown for "months or even years" until he gets funding for his border wall.

UPDATE:

At about 2:23 PM ET President Trump confirmed he threatened to keep the government shut down for months or years during a Q&A with reporters in the Rose Garden. He also said he hopes it's just for a few days more.

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