President Donald Trump has dismissed the Democrats once again because the government was shut down and said that it has become their fault & # 39 ;.
He mocked the Senate leader of the Senate, Charles Schumer, as & # 39; Cryin & # 39; Chuck and said that he & # 39; had waited the entire weekend & # 39; amid a constant impasse in negotiations.
& # 39; Nancy and Cryin & # 39; Chuck can end the Shutdown within 15 minutes. At this point, they and the Democrats have gone wrong! & # 39; Trump tweeted after the poll on the weekend, with more Americans blaming him than the Democrats for the partial shutdown with TSA and border agents working without pay.
& # 39; I've waited all weekend. Democrats must now get to work. Edge must be secured! & # 39; Trump wrote in another missive.
President Donald Trump again went after the Democrats on day 24 of the partial closure of the government
Another tweet indirectly went after the Democrats to hunt to Puerto Rico for a "Hamilton" production and a fundraiser for hurricane support. Attendees included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
"Dems in Puerto Rico when Shutdown arrives on day 24", Trump wrote about it in a Monday-tweet, tagging @ foxandfriends, "who reported about it at Fox News, the network that Trump called on Saturday after a bombshell report that the FBI opened a counter-espionage investigation of him after his resignation from FBI director James Comey.
Trump's tweets came when Congress returned to Washington in the middle of the ongoing closure without a clear answer about when it will end.
It also followed an additional opinion poll in which more Americans blamed the president than congressional Democrats for the impasse. A new CNN poll showed that 55 percent of Americans blamed Trump, compared to 32 percent blaming Democrats in Congress.
His attempts to dig against the Democrats were interrupted by a strange tweet where he said he was preparing to tackle the Farm Convention in Nashville, Tennessee today. Love our farmers, love Tennessee – a great combination! See you soon. & # 39;
Trump again referred to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., If & # 39; Nancy & # 39; in a tweet that followed her and Senator Charles Schumer on Monday during the shutdown
Trump even travels to New Orleans.
One Republican senator says that he has offered President Donald Trump a possible solution, although it may only be wishful thinking.
Senator Lindsey Graham encourages Trump to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with the Democrats over the border wall that Trump wants to build on the border between the United States and Mexico. If there is no deal at the end of that time, Graham says that Trump would be free to take the most dramatic step to call a national state of emergency to build it.
But the Republican from South Carolina says that Trump is still trying to negotiate a deal about financing the wall before he agrees to reopen government departments with shutters. Landlord Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, insists that Trump re-open the government.
Their weeks-long impasse led to the partial elimination of the government, now on day 24 without a clear end in sight.
Before pulling the plug of the legislative option and I think we are almost there, I would urge him to open the government for a short period of time, such as three weeks before he pulls the plug, to see if we can close a deal, & # 39; said Graham. & # 39; If we can not after three weeks, all bets are disabled.
& # 39; See if he can do it alone by the emergency forces. That is my recommendation, "Graham added, who publicly pushed Trump to use his authority to declare a national state of emergency to build the wall. Such a step would allow Trump to circumvent Congress and tap into various pots of unspent federal money, including for military construction and disaster response, and also for property seized by law enforcement officers to pay the wall.
Trump has informed Washington about whether he would resort to such a statement, citing what he says that a crisis & # 39; drug trafficking and trafficking in women and children at the border. The president sounded at first as if such a movement was imminent, but then withdrew. He has said several times that this time for the first time he publicly mentioned the idea that he prefers a legislative solution.
An important question is how much more time Trump is willing to give legislators. Graham, who spoke to Trump on a Sunday morning, said the legislative path was almost closed & # 39; and the fault of the irreconcilability of Pelosi.
The speaker's office had no immediate comment.
Democrats are against an emergency statement, but can be powerless to block it. Some Republicans are also wary, afraid of how a future Democratic president could use that authority. Such a movement, if Trump eventually went that way, would almost certainly be challenged in court.
Senator Chris Coons, D-Del., Named Graham's idea to reopen the government a "great place to start & # 39 ;.
President Donald Trump attends a round table discussion on Friday 11 January 2019 on border security with local leaders in the White House cabinet in Washington. (AP Photo / Jacquelyn Martin)
David Pritchett, a leave employee from the US Bureau of Land Management, looks like Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Talk to reporters on Friday 11 January 2019 in her office in Reno about the consequences of the partial government closure. Pritchett, a BLM planner in Reno, says the consequences of the closure will have a wrinkly effect on federal land management, long after the government has fully reopened due to deadlines missed for federal permits for a whole range of projects, from gold mines to large recreational events. (AP Photo / Scott Sonner)
I think that if we reopen the government, if the president ends this shutdown crisis, we have people who can negotiate a responsible, modern investment in technology that actually makes us safer, & # 39; said Coons.
Trump says technology is fun, but the boundary can not be secured without a wall.
The White House has laid the foundation for an emergency declaration, which is feared by legislators in both parties.
Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., Said he & dislikes & # 39; would have a statement because the wall would not be built, presumably because of legal challenges. Democrats voted for border security in the past and he should do that again, he said.
I actually want to build this wall, & # 39; said Johnson. I want to continue to put pressure on the Democrats to actually come to the negotiating table in good faith and to finance what they have supported in the past. & # 39;
Graham is in favor of a statement and said that speaking time is running low.
& # 39; It's the last option, not the first option, but we're pretty close that that's the only option, "he said.
Graham and Coons talked about Fox News Sunday & # 39; and Johnson appeared on CNN & # 39; s & # 39; State of the Union & # 39;