Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Trump says U.S. officials to make plea for wall in meeting with lawmakers

January 2, 2019 5:25 PM
141 0

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said U.S. security officials will make a plea for a southern border wall in a White House meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday and that he was open to working on a path to legal status for so-called Dreamers.

Trump’s demand for $5 billion for the border wall to be part of any spending measure triggered a partial federal government shutdown on Dec. 22. The White House invited Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to an afternoon meeting with senior Homeland Security officials.

Read more

Share in social networks:

Comments - 0