First he said he’d get by without the border wall….
Now he says he’ll shut down part of the US Government as ransom for his wall…
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh told his listeners on Thursday afternoon that President Trump got word to him that he would veto any government funding bill that doesn’t include money for his proposed border wall.
Limbaugh made the comments minutes after Trump met with a group of House Republicans at the White House to discuss efforts to pass a government funding bill that would avert a partial government shutdown starting Saturday.
Trump hinted throughout the day Thursday that he would not sign a stopgap spending measure passed by the Senate the previous night without his requested $5 billion in border wall funding. House Republicans demanded the money at a meeting earlier in the day.
“The president got word to me 20 minutes ago that if it comes back to him without money, if whatever happens in the House and Senate comes back to him with no allocation of $5 billion for the wall, then he’s going to veto it,” Limbaugh said on his program.
The host made the comments after spending most of his nationally syndicated program urging the president to veto a bill that does not include the border wall money. Conservative pundits and lawmakers have slammed the Senate bill for not including the wall funding.
“Veto this thing and then head down to Mar-a-Lago,” Limbaugh said, referring to Trump’s Florida resort where he has spent most winter weekends during his presidency.
“I will meet you on the first tee wherever you want to play golf, whenever, and this will end up being resolved in your favor,” he added….
Two years after the release of her book In Trump We Trust, Ann Coulter no longer trusts President Trump.
The conservative commentator went off on Trump Wednesday for appearing to back off his demand for $5 billion to fund his proposed border wall; the White House said earlier in the day it’s open to signing a spending bill extending current budgets until February, whereas Trump had previously threatened to let the government shut down if he didn’t get the border wall funding he wanted….