The senior adviser to the White House, Stephen Miller, said on Sunday & # 39; when it comes down to & # 39 ;, it would board the Government & # 39; Absolutely & # 39; close to finance a border wall when President Donald Trump defended his immigration policy on twitter.
We will do everything necessary to build the boundary wall to stop this ongoing crisis of illegal immigration, & # 39; said Miller on CBS & # 39; & # 39; Face the Nation. & # 39;
When asked if that meant a closure when the government had no money on Friday, he answered: & # 39; If it really matters, absolutely. & # 39;
Senior White House Adviser, Stephen Miller, said on Sunday & # 39; when it comes down to & # 39 ;, it would board the Government & # 39; Absolutely & # 39; to close a border
President Trump went to Twitter to defend his actions in the field of immigration policy and to call for tougher measures
Trump is trying to get $ 5 billion to finance his wall before the Democrats take control of the House
While Miller spoke loudly on TV, Trump went on Twitter to defend his actions in the field of immigration policy and to argue for tougher measures.
& # 39; The democratic policy of Child Seperation on the Border during the Obama administration was much worse than the way we approach it now. Think of the 2014 picture of children in cages – the Obama years. However, if you do not split up, there will be a LOT more people. Smugglers use the children! & # 39; He wrote.
Trump was heavily criticized for his policy of separating migrant children from their parents.
At that time photo & # 39; s viral of children went behind the bars, but later it turned out that they came from 2014 when President Barack Obama was working.
The Obama administration did not enforce the divorce policy as the Trump government did.
Trump walked back to his policy after first-time lady Melania Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump and members of his own party said they disagreed.
The Sunday tweet seemed to suggest that he was considering reinforcement.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said that Trump does not have the votes for the wall.
"President Trump should understand. There are no voices for the wall. In the house or senate he does not get the wall in any form whatsoever, he said on NBC & # 39; s & # 39; Meet the Press & # 39 ;.
& # 39; But if you do not part, there will be a LOT more people. Smugglers use the children! & # 39; He wrote.
Miller said that a boundary wall was needed for US security.
& # 39; This is a very fundamental issue. The question is whether the United States remains a sovereign country. Whether we can draw up and enforce rules for access to our country. The Democratic Party has a simple choice, they can choose to fight for the American working class or to promote illegal immigration. You can not do both, "he said.
The White House and Capitol Hill are stuck to the financing of the wall, which costs an estimated $ 5 billion.
Democrats are willing to cough up 1.3 billion dollars and want extra protection for immigrants like the Dreamer, illegals brought to the country by their parents as children.
Friday is the deadline to finance the government.
Without a new expense account, about 25 percent of the federal budget of $ 1.2 trillion – including funds for the Department of Homeland Security – will expire after December 21st.
Trump was told on Friday to buy a two-week delay in hostilities after declaring Tuesday that he & # 39; Absolutely & # 39; to chair a shutdown until Congress approves $ 5 billion for its boundary wall.
Aerial photograph of migrants who are part of the Central American migrant caravan and surrender to an agent of the border police after crossing the border between the US and Mexico
One of the photos from 2014 that went viral during Trumps separation of children and families
That would push the struggle that federal workers could alleviate during the Christmas holidays until the beginning of next year. Trump will have lost much of his influence by that time, as the Democrats take the majority in the House, but as he made clear in a Thursday tweet, he now sees the value of avoiding an expensive and potentially toxic government closure.
& # 39; Let's not shut down, Democrats – do what's right for the American people! & # 39; Trump had tweeted.
But this could be the president's last chance to fully fund his wall. Democrats take control of the House of Representatives on January 3 and they will probably not give Trump the money he needs to realize his wall.
Trump said in an extraordinary Oval Office game against the democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi last week that he would close the government if he did not get his funding – and take responsibility for it.
I will close the government. Absolutely, "he said.
For 20 minutes, Pelosi and Schumer spoke with Trump in front of the camera and emphasized their long-awaited position that he could not get his border weapon financing.
Enraged, the president said he would close the government if they did not give it to him.
& # 39; You want to attract that [me], I take it, & # 39; he refuted when Schumer told him that the last government closure was also his fault. & # 39; You know what I will say: yes, if we do not get what we want, in one way or another – whether it's by you, by an army, by anything you want to call – I'll make the government . Absolutely. & # 39;
Trump engaged in an extraordinary scream for Oval Office with Nancy Pelosi while Vice President Mike Pence watched
Trump told Chuck Schumer that he would take responsibility for the closure of a government
Schumer was willing to leave the argument there, but Trump dug himself in and repeated repeatedly that he had closed the government and had taken the blame.
I am proud to close the border security government, Chuck, because people in this country do not want criminals and people who have many problems and drugs in our country. So I'll take the cloak, "he said. & # 39; I will be the one who closes it. I'm not going to blame you. The last time you shut it down, it did not work. I take the cloak off. & # 39;